Royals drop exhibition games to Blazers, prepare for Maple Ridge return

Victoria Royals prospect Tyler Soy looked like a veteran WHL sniper against the Kamloops Blazers

At just 15, Victoria Royals forward Tyler Soy is looking like a veteran WHL sniper. The Royals dropped its first two exhibition matches of the season to the Kamloops Blazers, 4-2 in Kamloops on Thursday (Aug. 30) and 5-3 in Maple Ridge on Friday.

Soy scored two slick goals on Thursday, wrist shots with a deadly fast release. He did so while wearing Kevin Sundher’s old number nine.

Seventeen-year-old Clay Spencer of Lethbridge, Alta., scored twice for the Royals in the Friday loss. Defenceman Kolton Dixon also scored on Friday.

The Royals practice in Victoria this week and will be back in Maple Ridge to host the Kelowna Rockets on Friday (Sept. 7).

 

 

Just Posted

Peninsula firefighters spend the summer in intensive training

No rest for personnel as they improve high tower, role-plays and marina fire fighting skills

VIDEO: RCMP officer killed in the line of duty remembered ‘through the laughter of children’

Sarah Beckett Memorial Playground opens with ceremony in Langford

B.C. police watchdog investigating high-speed crash in Victoria

Police watchdog called in after dramatic early morning crash at Bay and Douglas intersection

Westhills Stadium launches expanded stadium with ceremony, excitement

expanded stadium accommodates 6,000 spectators

NCAA basketball comes to UVic this fall

Eight-team tournament features top university women’s basketball teams Nov. 28-30

VIDEO: B.C. woman meets biological mother, 38 years later

Mother never gave up hope of finding daughter, despite all the obstacles

VIDEO: B.C. woman meets biological mother, 38 years later

Mother never gave up hope of finding daughter, despite all the obstacles

B.C. man who died after rescuing swimmer was known for helping others

Shaun Nugent described as a dad, a coach, a hero and ‘stand-up guy’ at celebration of life

B.C. RCMP plane chases fleeing helicopter as part of major cross-border drug bust

The helicopter eventually landed at a rural property near Chilliwack

Vancouver Island man dead after reported hit-and-run incident

Oceanside RCMP seek public’s help gathering information

Thousands cycle to conquer cancer

The 11th annual Ride to Conquer Cancer took place Saturday morning, Aug. 24 in Surrey, B.C.

PHOTOS: Brazil military begins operations to fight Amazon fires

Amazon fires have become a global issue, escalating tensions between Brazil and European countries

Racist confrontation in Richmond parking lot caught on camera

Woman can be heard yelling racial slurs, swear words at woman in apparent parking dispute

Groups ready campaign to help young voters identify ‘fake news’ in election

The media literacy campaign to focus on identifying misinformation and suspicious sources online

Most Read