Victoria scores three second period goals to beat Vancouver



 Royals Celebrating pulling ahead Derek Cain Photography

(ISN) – Vancouver, BC- The Victoria Royals scored five goals in the final 40 minutes en route to a 7-5 victory over the Vancouver Giants at the Pacific Coliseum to wrap-up a five game road trip.

The Royals and Giants traded goals before Victoria tallied three unanswered markers in the second period for a 5-3 lead. Axel Blomqvist scored two goals for the Royals, while Austin Carroll, Travis Brown, Regan Nagy and Taylor Crunk had the other markers. Brandon Fushimi tallied an empty netter to round out the scoring for Victoria. Vancouver had two goals from Joel Hamilton, while Alec Baer, Jackson Houck and Brennan Mennell also scored.

With five assists the Royals’ Brandon Magee tied a franchise record for most assists in a game, while Joe Hicketts’ also recorded four helpers of his own.


Royals mounting the pressure Derek Cain Photography

Goaltender Coleman Vollrath went the distance stopping 30 of 35 shots for Victoria. Vancouver’s netminder Cody Porter turned away 13 of 17 shots, before Payton Lee stopped seven of nine shots in relief.

The Royals went 2/6= 33.3% with the man advantage, while the Giants went 1/2=50.0%.


Royals focused on the win Derek Cain Photography

Victoria will begin their four game home stand with a pair of contests against the Kelowna Rockets Tuesday, November 18th and Wednesday, November 19th. Puck drop for both games is at 7:05 p.m.