The Victoria Royals were defeated by the Everett Silvertips 5-1, on Saturday night, to conclude their regular season.
The Royals’ 2018-19 regular season concluded tonight. The club finished with a record of 34-30-2-2, good for second in the BC Division. Victoria’s top scorer this season was Kaid Oliver, who recorded 49 points (27g-22a) in 58 games.
Tonight’s game marked the final regular season contest for the Victoria Royals’ three 20-year-old players: Griffen Outhouse, Ralph Jarratt, and Kody McDonald (who was injured). Outhouse has posted a record of 114-60-11-4 and is the all-time winningest goalie in franchise history. Jarratt has collected 72 points (15g-57a) in his 268 career games. Finally, McDonald, who was acquired from Prince Albert earlier this season, has skated in 323 contests. Over that span he has collected 198 points (95g-103a).
The Royals will begin the first round of the 2019 WHL Playoffs at home on Friday March 22nd at 7:05 p.m. Game 2 will take place on Saturday, March 23rd at 7:05 p.m. The Royals’ opponent is still to be determined.
Their season series between Everett Silvertips ended with tonight’s game. Victoria ended up with a 2-2-0-0 record against Everett this season, that included a split this weekend.