(ISN) – Victoria, BC- Victoria’s Greg Chase scored the only goal in the shootout as the Royals defeated the Seattle Thunderbirds 3-2 at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Monday night.
The Royals established a 2-0 lead thanks to goals by Joe Hicketts and Jack Walker. The Thunderbirds responded with tallies from Jerret Smith and Keegan Kolesar to tie the game in the second period.
Victoria netminder Coleman Vollrath made 25 saves on 27 shots and stopped all three of the Thunderbirds’ shootout attempts in the win. Seattle countered with Logan Flodell who stopped 21 of 23 shots before being replaced by Taran Kozun in the shootout.
Neither team was able to capitalize on the powerplay as the Royals went 0/2=0.0% while the Thunderbirds went 0/3=0.0%.
The Royals conclude their regular season series against the Seattle Thunderbirds when they clash once again tomorrow night. Puck dropped is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Victoria will then travel to Prince George for a two game set against the Cougars on Friday and Saturday.