Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals earned a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Thunderbirds on Saturday night as netminder Griffen Outhouse tied the league-high in wins with his 16th of the season.
Royals – Dino Kambeitz 1g-0a, Jared Freadrich 1g-0a (Game Winner), Kaid Oliver 0g-1a, Ryan Peckford 0g-1a, Chaz Reddekopp 0g-1a, Matthew Phillips 0g-1a.
Seattle – Noah Philp 1g-0a, Nolan Volcan 0g-1a, Donovan Neuls 0g-1a.
Royals – Griffen Outhouse (W) – 60:00 Mins, 36 saves on 37 shots
Seattle – Dorrin Luding (L) – 58:29 Mins, 16 saves on 18 shots
Royals – 1/5=20.0%
Seattle – 1/6=16.7%
Quick Strikes – The Royals improved their season record to 11-5-0-0 when they score the first goal of the game. Forward Ryan Peckford leads the club with three opening goals.
Excellent Outhouse – So far this season, Victoria goaltender Griffen Outhouse has enjoyed success against the Thunderbirds. In three games, Outhouse has earned a 3-0-0-0 record, 1.74 goals against average, and has stopped 105 of 110 shots for a 0.955 save percentage.
Close Encounter – With their victory tonight, the Royals have now earned an 8-1-1-0 record in games decided by one-goal this season.
Streaking Skater – With an assist tonight, Victoria’s Matthew Phillips in now on a four-game point streak. Phillips has tallied eight points (4g-4a) during that span.
The New Guy – Seattle netminder Dorrin Luding played in his first game for the Thunderbirds since being acquired by the club. Seattle traded for Luding yesterday from the Everett Silvertips.