The Victoria Royals lost game three in overtime 5 to 4 on Tuesday night leaving the Vancouver Giants leading the best-of-seven series 3 to 0 in the second round of the WHL playoffs. (File Photo/Black Press Media)

Victoria Royals lose game three in overtime

The Vancouver Giants now lead the series 3 to 0

The Victoria Royals lost Game 3 in overtime 5-4 on Tuesday night. The Vancouver Giants now lead the best-of-seven series 3 to 0 in the second round of the WHL playoffs.

Mitchell Prowse, Sean Gulka, Igor Martynov and Carson Miller scored for the team in the game at the Save-On-Food Memorial Centre with Scott Walford, Tarun Fizer, Noah Lamb and Jay Jerome assisting.

READ ALSO: Victoria Royals’ McDonald suspended after striking Kamloops player, trainer with stick

Royals’ goaltender, Griffen Outhouse, made 52 saves on 57 shots.

Tuesday’s game marks the 14th time the club has played in overtime in Victoria’s playoff history and the 29th time that Victoria has played in game decided by one goal.

READ ALSO: Victoria Royals trade fan-favourite Dante Hannoun

In all of the Royals’ nine playoff games this year, the team that has scored first has been victorious.

Game four will be on Thursday at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, puck drops at 7:05 p.m.

Second round play off schedule:

Game 4 – Thursday, April 11 – Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre – 7:05 p.m.

Game 5 – Saturday, April 13 – Langley Events Centre – 7:00 p.m. (If necessary)

Game 6 – Monday, April 15 – Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre – 7:05 p.m. (If necessary)

Game 7 – Wednesday, April 17 – Langley Events Centre – 7:00 p.m. (If necessary)



kendra.crighton@blackpress.ca

Follow us on Instagram
Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Search for missing Saanich Peninsula pair ends in tragedy

Vehicle found with two deceased occupants inside

Saanich councillor open to more commercial operations in local parks

Coun. Ned Taylor had raised the issue during his election campaign

Langford’s Sarah Beckett Memorial playground opens

Life of West Shore RCMP Constable honoured with new playground

Greater Victoria gemmologist shines with life-time achievement award

Anthony de Goutière received award from Canadian Gemmological Association

Team Canada set to compete at 2019 Rugby World Cup and Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Rugby Canada’s training centre in Langford prepares athletes for the international stage

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

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

Island murder victim’s mom expresses outrage over mental fitness decision of the accused

Smith vows to keep fighting until justice served for Descoteau

B.C. VIEWS: Pipelines set to roll as federal politicians posture

Projects to drive B.C., Canadian economy in years ahead

B.C. Lions fall to 1-9 after 13-10 loss to Ticats

Lowly Leos have dropped six straight CFL contests

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.

Most Read