Moose Jaw, SK- The Victoria Royals dropped a 7-4 decision to the Moose Jaw Warriors, despite Soy tying the franchise’s all-time scoring mark, on Tuesday night at Mosaic Place.
Royals – Jared Legien 2g-0a, Matthew Phillips 1g-0a, Jeremy Masella 1g-0a, Mitchell Prowse 0g-2a, Dante Hannoun 0g-2a, Tyler Soy 0g-1a, Tarun Fizer 0g-1a, Ryan Peckford 0g-1a.
Moose Jaw – Justin Almeida 3g-1a, Brett Howden 1g-3a, Jayden Halbgewachs 2g-1a, Tanner Jeannot 1g-3a, Brayden Burke 0g-2a, Chase Hartje 0g-1a, Oleg Sosunov 0g-1a, Josh Brook 0g-1a.
Royals – Griffen Outhouse (L) – 58:43 Min, 29 saves on 35 shots
Moose Jaw – Brody Willms (W) – 60:00 Min, 18 saves on 22 shots
Royals – 1/5=20.0%
Moose Jaw – 1/3=33.3%
Record Tying Tyler – With an assist tonight, Royals’ veteran Tyler Soy tied the all-time franchise record for most career points with 264 (124g-140a) in 280 contests. Former Royal and Chilliwack Bruin Brandon Magee holds the record as he totalled 264 points (113g-151a) over 318 games.
Dante’s Inferno – Victoria’s Dante Hannoun recorded his 100th career WHL assist in the middle frame.
Five Alive – With his marker, Matthew Phillips has tallied points in five straight contests, where he has recorded nine points (5g-4a) in that span.
On the Road Again – Over the course of this four-game road trip, the Royals will travel a total of 3,653 kilometres through Saskatchewan’s Moose Jaw and Swift Current and Alberta’s Medicine Hat and Lethbridge.
First of Many – Royals’ defender Jeremy Masella scored his first career WHL goal, while forward Tarun Fizer tallied his first WHL point on the same marker.
Up Next – The Royals will continue their four-game road tomorrow night in Swift Current to take on the Broncos with puck drop set for 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.