Royals Clipped By Americans In OT

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Images by Erich Eichhorn (ISN)

Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals surrendered two third period goals in a 5-4 overtime defeat to the Tri-City Americans on Sunday afternoon at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

Logan Fisher skates in chase of the dumped in puck around the back of goalie Eric Comrie – Erich Eichhorn image (www.allsportmedia.ca)

Victoria and Tri-City skated into the third period tied 2-2 before Brandon Magee scored two goals to put the Royals up 4-2. Americans’ Forwards Vladislav Lukin and Seymon Krasheninnikov notched two markers to force overtime. Jackson Playfair scored the game-winner for Tri-City.

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Axel Blomqvist tries to get his stick on the puck. he had plenty of chances, registering three assists in a Royals loss – Erich Eichhorn image (www.allsportmedia.ca)

The Royals’ other tallies came from Travis Brown and Joe Hicketts. With two goals and an assist, Magee has recorded at least a point in all six games (3g-8a) he has played in this season. Axel Blomqvist registered three assists to put his point streak (6g-7a) to seven games.

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Brandon Magee has tallied 2 goals and and assist Sunday against the Americans. Magee has a six game point streak in tow. – Erich Eichhorn image (www.allsportmedia.ca)

Victoria’s netminder Coleman Vollrath stopped 24 of 29 shots he faced, while goaltender Eric Comrie turned away 23 of 27 shots for Tri-City.

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Tri-City goalie Eric Comrie turns aside Magee and Blomqvist’s attempt on net.- Erich Eichhorn image (www.allsportmedia.ca)

The Royals went 1/1= 100% with the extra attacker, while the Americans went 1/6= 16.6%.

The Victoria Royals will begin a five game road trip starting in Kelowna on Wednesday, November 5th at Prospera Place against the Rockets. Puck drop is at 7:05 p.m. The Royals will then face the Prince George Cougars for a two game set on Friday, November 7th and Saturday, November 8th

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The Royals 1st line celebrate after Brandon Magee’s first of two goals on the afternoon – Erich Eichhonr image (www.allsportmedia.ca)

Pro-rated Royals season ticket packages are still available and offer a host of fantastic benefits. Get more details by calling 250-220-7889 or visiting at www.victoriaroyals.com. Join the Royal family today.

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