Huge Win For The Royals Over The Pats

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Royals #24 Regan Nagy

Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals defeated the league leading Regina Pats by a score of 5-3 in a game that highlighted speed and skill on Saturday evening at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

Royals’ goalie Griffen Outhouse was stellar throughout the contest in which he earned the game’s first star. Outhouse turned aside 43 of the 46 shots fired his way that included 14 in the final stanza.

Royals #30 Griffen Outhouse  Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Royals #30 Griffen Outhouse
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

Victoria’s Tyler Soy opened the scoring in fashion on a penalty shot in the first period as he went five-hole past Pats’ netminder Tyler Brown. In doing so, Soy set a new team record for most goals scored by a Royal with 102. The record was previously held by Royals’ alumnus Brandon Magee.

Royals #17 Tyler Soy Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Royals #17 Tyler Soy
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

Regina, SK native Carter Folk scored the game winner, and his first goal as a Royal, late in the third period.

Royals #23 Carter Folk Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Royals #23 Carter Folk
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Royals #23 Carter Folk

 

 

 

 
Victoria’s Chaz Reddekopp registered a marker mid-way through the second stanza on a breakaway when he received an impressive stretch pass from Scott Walford.

Royals #29 Chaz Reddekopp Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Royals #29 Chaz Reddekopp
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

The Royals’ Dante Hannoun and Jack Walker scored the other tallies.

Royals #19 Dante Hannoun Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Royals #19 Dante Hannoun
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

Victoria was able to keep all of Regina’s forwards from scoring as defender Connor Hobbs tallied two goals and Chase Harrison recorded the other.

Pats #44 Connor Hobbs  Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Pats #44 Connor Hobbs
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

The Pats’ Brown stopped 20 out of 25 shots he faced.

Pats #31 Tyler Brown  Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Pats #31 Tyler Brown
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

The Royals went 1/4=25.0% on the powerplay, while the Pats went 1/5=20.0% on the man advantage.

Royals #30 Griffen Outhouse  Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Royals #30 Griffen Outhouse
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

Victoria is back in action tomorrow evening against the Kelowna Rockets to continue their franchise-high eight game homestand. Puck drop is at 7:05 p.m.

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