Royals Win Big Over Rockets

Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals downed the Kelowna Rockets 6-2 on Tuesday night as Matthew Phillips paced the club offensively with a two-goal and two-assist effort.

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Royals celebrate Mitchell Prowse's first goal Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals downed the Kelowna Rockets 6-2 on Tuesday night as Matthew Phillips paced the club offensively with a two-goal and two-assist effort.

Royals #11 Matthew Phillips  photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Royals #11 Matthew Phillips
photo by Jay Wallace ISN

The Royals’ Phillips broke a 2-2 tie when he scored the game-winner late in the second stanza. Phillips, who assisted on goals by Jack Walker and Ryan Peckford, added his second marker in the final frame to complete his four-point performance. Victoria’s Regan Nagy would register the game’s opening goal, while Mitchell Prowse recorded his first career WHL marker late in the game.

Royals #5 Mitchell Prowse Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Royals #5 Mitchell Prowse
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

The Rockets’ markers were recorded by Kole Lind and Devante Stephens.

Rockets #16 Kole Lind Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Rockets #16 Kole Lind
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

Victoria goaltender Griffen Outhouse was solid throughout the contest as he turned away 35 of the 37 shots he faced. Outhouse’s performance was highlighted by a beautiful glove save late in the contest on Kelowna’s Lind.

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

Kelowna netminder Michael Herringer stopped 27 of the 33 pucks directed at him.

Rockets #30 Michael Herringer Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Rockets #30 Michael Herringer
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

The Royals held a mark of 4/7=57.1% on the man-advantage to extend their powerplay goal streak to seven games. During the seven games, the club went 10/38= 26.3%. The Rockets held a mark of 0/7=0.0% on for the night.

Royals #8 Ethan Price Photo by Jay Wallace ISN
Royals #8 Ethan Price
Photo by Jay Wallace ISN

Victoria concluded their franchise-long eight-game homestand with a record of 6-2-0-0, while Victoria’s Phillips led the team with 11 points (7g-4a).

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