The Victoria Royals earned a 3-1 victory over the Tri-City Americans as goaltender Shane Farkas saved 30 of 31 shots he faced to earn second star honours
Versus Tri-City: The Royals have now earned points in both games that they have played against the Tri-City Americans this season. The club has gone 1-0-1-0 against the Americans, with both contests taking place on the road. These two teams next face-off on January 14, 2020 at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.
First as a Royal: Forward Graeme Bryks scored his first goal with the Royals tonight. Bryks has now recorded four points with the club this season (1g-3a).
Brotherly Love: Royals’ defenceman Will Warm and Americans’ goaltender Beck Warm are twin brothers. This is their second time playing against each other in the WHL, with their only prior match-up taking place on October 11, 2019.
Back in the Line-up: Royals’ defenceman Noah Lamb made his return to the line-up tonight. Lamb has been out of the line-up since October 22nd with a lower body injury.
Up Next: The Royals will finish their US Division road trip against the Spokane Chiefs tomorrow night. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.
Next Home Game: Victoria will return to Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre for a three-game homestand that will begin on Wednesday, December 4th against BC Division rivals the Vancouver Giants. The Royals will then host the Seattle Thunderbirds on Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th. Saturday’s contest in the club’s annual Teddy Bear Toss game.
Royals – Gary Haden 1g-1a, Graeme Bryks 1g-0a (Game Winner), Will Warm 1g-0a, Tarun Fizer 0g-1a, Keanu Derungs 0g-1a.
Tri-City – Edge Lambert 1g-0a, Connor Bouchard 0g-1a, Paycen Bjorklund 0g-1a.
Royals – Shane Farkas (W) – 60:00 mins, 30 saves on 31 shots.
Tri-City – Beck Warm (L) – 60:00 mins, 26 saves on 28 shots.
Royals – 1/3 = 33.3%.
Tri-City – 0/3 = 0.0%.