ROYALS TO FACE AMERICANS IN SECOND ROUND OF WHL PLAYOFFS

Victoria begins Round 2 of the 2018 WHL Playoffs vs. Tri-City on Friday

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The Victoria Royals will take on the Tri-City Americans in the second round of the 2018 WHL Playoffs in a best-of-seven series that begins on Friday and Saturday at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

The Royals defeated the Vancouver Giants 4-3 in the first round of the WHL Playoffs. Victoria holds the second seed in the BC Division, and as a result, will have home ice advantage versus Tri-City who is ranked as the first wildcard team.

 

The Americans won their first round best-of-seven series vs. the Kelowna Rockets with a 4-0 sweep.

 

Series Schedule:

 

Friday, April 6th – Tri-City @ Victoria – 7:05 p.m.

Saturday, April 7th – Tri-City @ Victoria – 7:05 p.m.

Tuesday, April 10th – Victoria @ Tri-City – 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday, April 11th – Victoria @ Tri-City – 7: 05 p.m.

Friday, April 13th – Tri-City @ Victoria – 7:05 p.m. (if necessary)

Sunday, April 15th – Victoria @ Tri-City – 5:05 p.m. (if necessary)

Wednesday, April 18th – Tri-City @ Victoria – 7:05 p.m. (if necessary)

 

This series will mark the first time in the Royals’ seven-year history that these two teams have met in the WHL Playoffs.