Royals downed 3-2 by Winterhawks

in regular season


February 24, 2018

Victoria, BC – The Victoria Royals fell 3-2 to the Portland Winterhawks, at the Save-On-Foods Centre, on Pink in the Rink Night, Saturday, February 24.

Game Summary

Gamesheet –


Royals – Noah Gregor 2g-0a, Dante Hannoun 0g-2a, Tyler Soy 0g-1a, Igor Martynov 0g-1a.

Portland – Cody Glass 1g-2a (Game Winner), Dennis Cholowski 0g-3a, Kieffer Bellows 2g-0a, Henri Jokiharju 0g-1a.


Royals – Griffen Outhouse (L) – 59:00 Mins, 39 saves on 42 shots

Portland – Shane Farkas (W) – 59:57 Mins, 21 saves on 23 shots

Power Play:

Royals – 2/4=50.0%

Portland– 2/6=33.3%


Shot Stopper – Victoria goaltender Griffen Outhouse (4,107) surpassed alumnus Coleman Vollrath’s franchise mark (4,072) for most career saves. Outhouse (83) remains one victory shy from tying the franchise record for all-time wins, which was also set by Vollrath who recorded 84 victories from 2012-2016.

Milestone Nights – Victoria’s Dante Hannoun and Mitchell Prowse skated in their 250th and 100th career WHL games respectively tonight. Hannoun has recorded 204 points (76g-128a) over his WHL career, while Prowse has totaled 26 points (3g-23a).

Potent Powerplay – With a pair of goals on the man-advantage tonight, the Royals have now scored 76 powerplay goals this season. This sets the Victoria record for most man-advantage goals in a season. The previous record was set when the Royals scored on the powerplay 75 times during the 2015-16 season.

Pink in the Rink – After tonight’s seventh annual Pink in the Rink game, Victoria’s record now stands at 5-2-0-0. Tyler Soy leads all current Royals’ players with five points (1g-4a) in those contests.

Up Next – The Royals embark on the road as they head to Kamloops to face the Blazers on Wednesday night at the Sandman Centre. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.