Behind The Lens : How Royals Fans Celebrate Playoff Hockey


Erich Eichhorn, April 5, 2015 (ISN) – Some fans celebrate with a golf clap, others celebrate like the best rock concert they’ve ever been to, and other young fans are just learning the ropes with a little prodding from their parents. The Victoria Royals gave something their Royals fans another round of playoff action to cheer for. ISN photographer takes a look around Save-on-Foods Arena during game five action through his camera lense.

Young fans cheer on thier team with painted faces as they waiting for players to leave the change rooms – Erich Eichhorn image (



The double high-five was used by these front row fans Saturday night to show their approval of a Royals goal – Erich Eichhorn image (



This fan gives the ol’ rock concert hand sign as he cheers on his favorite Victoria Royals team – Erich Eichhorn image (



Some young fans pose with Marty the Marmot out front of Save-On-Foods arena – Erich Eichhorn image (


Security attendee Dave Nichols, welcomes everyone with a smiling face at the front gates of SOF Arena, in what turned out to be a joyous win for the home side – Erich Eichhorn image (


Wasn’t voodoo, but one fan brought his lucky charms to give the Royals a little extra good luck. They needed it in OT. Way to go moose’s !! – Erich Eichhorn (


Fans filled the stands at SOF to exactly what the t-shirt says – Erich Eichhorn image (


True-Blue Royals fans cheer in approval of a home team goal, cell phone in hand – Erich Eichhorn image (



Check out the young fan at the bottom centre. Can’t teach that emotion ! – Erich Eichhorn image (


From the nose-bleed seats, flags and cowbells filled the arena to cheer the Victoria Royals onto victory – Erich Eichhorn image (


Some one didn’t read the instructions ?? Which one ? – Erich Eichhorn image (


Marty got a loud, new drum a few games ago. Nice to see he is putting it to good use in Game 5. – Erich Eichhorn image (


5839 fans like these ones cheered on the home team in a close OT win against the Prince George Cougars – Erich Eichhorn image (


Round 2 is set against the Kelowna Rockets. You now where to go for local WHL playoff action don’t you ? – Erich Eichhorn image (





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