Prince Albert, SK- The Victoria Royals were defeated by the Prince Albert Raiders by a score of 4-3 at the Art Hauser Centre on Wednesday night.
Royals – Regan Nagy 1g-0a, Igor Martynov 1g-0a, Tyler Soy 1g-0a, Dante Hannoun 0g-1a, Mitchell Prowse 0g-1a, Jared Freadrich 0g-1a, Kaid Oliver 0g-1a, Matthew Phillips 0g-1a.
Prince Albert – Jordy Stallard 1g-1a, Max Martin 1g-1a (Game Winner), Devon Skoleski 1g-1a, Cole Fonstad 1g-0a, Sergei Sapego 0g-1a, Brayden Pachal 0g-1a, Sean Montgomery 0g-1a.
Royals – Dean McNabb (L) – 57:47 Mins, 33 saves on 37 shots
Prince Albert – Ian Scott (W) – 60:00 Mins, 20 saves on 23 shots
Royals – 0/2=0.0%
Prince Albert– 0/2=0.0%
Road Trip Recap – The Royals played the final contest of their season-long seven-game road swing tonight and finished the trip with a 3-4-0-0 mark. So far, the club has traveled a total of 4,336 kilometres over two weeks, and will now make the 1,787-kilometre drive back to Victoria. Matthew Phillips (6g-5a), Tyler Soy (5g-6a) and Regan Nagy (7g-4a) shared the team lead in points over the seven games, each with 11.
Record Breaker – With an assist in tonight’s contest, Royals’ forward Matthew Phillips has now recorded points in 15 straight games to set the new franchise record for the longest point streak. The previous high was set by Mark Santorelli who registered points in 14 consecutive contests during the 2006-2007 season with the Chilliwack Bruins.
Former Royal – Raiders’ defenceman Brayden Pachal faced off against his former club tonight. Pachal spent two seasons (2015-17) as a member of the Royals, where he registered nine points (1g-8a) over 75 games played.
Goals Aplenty – With a goal tonight, Victoria forward Regan Nagy continued his hot streak as he has recorded four markers in his last two games and 14 goals in his previous 11 contests. The Ogema, SK native sits second in the WHL for most tallies with 14.
Next Game: The Royals return to the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre as they face the Vancouver Giants in a back-to-back series on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. Puck drop is slated for 7:05 p.m. on Saturday and 3:05 p.m. on Sunday.