Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals will battle the defending Western Conference Champion Seattle Thunderbirds on Tuesday and Wednesday night and BC Division rivals the Kamloops Blazers on Friday and Saturday evening.
MILESTONE NIGHT: Royals’ forward Jack Walker will be skating in his 300th career WHL game tomorrow vs. the Seattle Thunderbirds. This will mark the second Victoria player to have played all 300 of their WHL contests in a Royals’ uniform, after Ryan Gagnon achieved this feat earlier in the season. Walker, an Edina, MN native, has recorded 230 points (93g-137a) through 299 WHL contests. Walker signed a WHL Standard Players’ Agreement with the Royals back in August 2012.
ON FIRE: Several Royals’ skaters extended their point streaks in Saturday’s win over the Calgary Hitmen. Tyler Soy extended his point streak to nine games and has recorded 18 points (7g-11a) during that span. Dante Hannoun and Chaz Reddekopp stretched their point streaks to four and three contests where they have collected seven (3g-4a) and five (1g-4a) points respectively. Vladimir Bobylev meanwhile, has recorded assists (5) in four straight contests.
TUESDAY – CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION NIGHT
The Royals and the Canadian Mental Health Association – BC Division (CMHA) have teamed up to raise awareness about the importance of mental health. Tuesday’s game will feature:
– A CMHA-run kiosk so fans can learn more about mental health.
– Videos featuring Royals’ players and the importance of mental health.
Promo (first intermission)
– Dress Up and Shoot
o Two fans will race to dress up in hockey equipment and attempt to score a goal for a chance to win a $50 gift card to The Keg Steakhouse & Bar.
Promo (second intermission)
– Find Marty
o One fan will be blindfolded on the ice and will have to find Marty before the time expires for the chance to win a $50 gift card to the Sticky Wicket.
FRIDAY – UGLY BLAZER NIGHT PRESENTED BY OUTLOOKS
Fans are encouraged to wear their ugliest blazer to the game for a chance to win a prize from Outlooks Menswear during the second intermission. Outlooks will also have 10% off vouchers at their concourse table for any fan in an ugly blazer.
– American Vintage Hard Iced Tea will be in the concourse pre-game and during the first intermission with samples for fans 19 years of age and older.
Promo (Second Intermission)
– Outlooks Ugliest Blazer
o Fans on ice will display their ugliest blazer, with the winner being awarded a $100 gift card to Outlooks.
o A pair of tickets to see both the Harlem Globetrotters on February 23rd and Jeff Dunham on March 22nd at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.
o Jiffy Lube Oil Change (approx. 20-30 winners per game).
– A selection of Royals’ 2017 Pink in the Rink jerseys will be available via silent auction by donation to the BC Cancer Foundation and Victoria Royals Education & Scholarship Fund during both games.