Victoria Royals

The Victoria Royals have named Tarun Fizer the eighth captain in team history. (Black Press Media file photo)

Career-Royal Tarun Fizer crowned as team’s new captain ahead of season start-up

He’ll be the eighth Victoria Royals player in team history to wear the “C”

 

The Victoria Royals will open their 24-game season against the Kelowna Rockets in the WHL’s B.C. division bubble. (Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)

Victoria Royals release season schedule ahead of March 26 puck drop in B.C. bubble

The densely-packed schedule will see the Royals play 24 games in just 48 days while in the bubble

 

The WHL’s Victoria Royals will compete in a 24-game season starting March 26, <strong></strong>based out of a Kamloops and Kelowna B.C. division bubble (Kevin Light/Courtesy Victoria Royals)

‘Important to cherish every moment’: Victoria Royals not taking bubble season for granted

The Victoria WHL team’s coach and GM calls the season a ‘privilege,’ expects fierce rivalries

 

Victoria Royals dress for Pink in the Rink as they play the Kelowna Rockets 4–3 in a shootout on Feb. 22, 2020. (James Mackenzie/News Staff)

Victoria Royals netminder Adam Evanoff joins AHL’s Heat on amateur tryout

Evanoff has split his 101 WHL games between Victoria and Moose Jaw

Victoria Royals dress for Pink in the Rink as they play the Kelowna Rockets 4–3 in a shootout on Feb. 22, 2020. (James Mackenzie/News Staff)
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Everett’s Matt Fonteyne controls the puck with Victoria’s Matthew Phillips giving chase at Angels of The Winds Arena Sunday night on January 7, 2018. championship. Silvertips won 9-4. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

With Royals hockey on hold, here’s a peek at some former Victoria stars

The 2020-21 Western Hockey League season still sits in COVID-19 limbo

Everett’s Matt Fonteyne controls the puck with Victoria’s Matthew Phillips giving chase at Angels of The Winds Arena Sunday night on January 7, 2018. championship. Silvertips won 9-4. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)
Victoria Royals winger Keanu Derungs will suit up for team Switzerland at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championships in Edmonton this holiday season. (Kevin Light/Courtesy Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals winger wearing the red and white of Switzerland at world juniors

Keanu Derungs looks to help his country medal for just the second time in seasonal hockey favourite

Victoria Royals winger Keanu Derungs will suit up for team Switzerland at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championships in Edmonton this holiday season. (Kevin Light/Courtesy Victoria Royals)
Former Victoria Royals team member Grant Armstrong is the first Royals alumni to celebrate a Stanley Cup win. (Facebook/Victoria Royals)

Former Victoria Royals manager celebrates Stanley Cup win

Grant Armstrong is now an amateur scout with Tampa Bay Lightning

Former Victoria Royals team member Grant Armstrong is the first Royals alumni to celebrate a Stanley Cup win. (Facebook/Victoria Royals)
Former Victoria Royals team member Grant Armstrong is the first Royals alumni to cleebrate a Stanley Cup win. (Facebook/Victoria Royals)

Former Victoria Royals manager celebrates Stanley Cup win

Grant Armstrong is now an amateur scout with Tampa Bay Lightning

Former Victoria Royals team member Grant Armstrong is the first Royals alumni to cleebrate a Stanley Cup win. (Facebook/Victoria Royals)
Danish forward Marcus Almquist, 17, was drafted to the Victoria Royals. (Victoria Royals/Twitter)

Victoria Royals draft dynamic Danish forward for tentative fall season

Marcus Almquist drafted to Victoria after international tournaments

Danish forward Marcus Almquist, 17, was drafted to the Victoria Royals. (Victoria Royals/Twitter)
After nine seasons with the Victoria Royals, the club has parted with general manager and president Cam Hope following the COVID-19 shortened Western Hockey League season. (Black Press Media file photo)

After nine seasons Royals move on from GM Hope

Victoria Royals thank outgoing general manager Cameron Hope

After nine seasons with the Victoria Royals, the club has parted with general manager and president Cam Hope following the COVID-19 shortened Western Hockey League season. (Black Press Media file photo)
Cameron Hope, president and general manager of the Victoria Royals, says WHL Bantam Draft selection Austin Zemlak has a bright future in the league. (Black Press Media file photo)

Royals pick up versatile defenceman during 2020 WHL Bantam Draft

Austin Zemlak was the Victoria Royals’ first pick and went ninth overall

Cameron Hope, president and general manager of the Victoria Royals, says WHL Bantam Draft selection Austin Zemlak has a bright future in the league. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Owen Sound Attack trainer speaks to fans during a Hockey FIT session in Owen Sound. (Photo courtesy of the Western University)

Innovative free fitness program targets Victoria Royals fans

Program shows impressive results during follow-ups with the men who participate

  • Mar 29, 2020
The Owen Sound Attack trainer speaks to fans during a Hockey FIT session in Owen Sound. (Photo courtesy of the Western University)
The Victoria Royals fell to the Portland Winterhawks 5–4 after a tight race until overtime Saturday night. (Matthew Wolfe photo)

VIDEO: Royals pinched out of win 5–4 by Portland Winterhawks in overtime

Royals play two games against Prince George Cougars starting Friday, March 13

The Victoria Royals fell to the Portland Winterhawks 5–4 after a tight race until overtime Saturday night. (Matthew Wolfe photo)
The Victoria Royals lost to Vancouver Giants 6–2 on Saturday night. The two teams go head-to-head one final time on Sunday, March 1. (Jay Wallace Photo)

VIDEO: Royals tumble to Giants 6–2, look for win on Sunday’s final game

Victoria and Vancouver play final regular season game on Sunday at 3:05 p.m.

The Victoria Royals lost to Vancouver Giants 6–2 on Saturday night. The two teams go head-to-head one final time on Sunday, March 1. (Jay Wallace Photo)
Victoria Royals defeated the Kelowna Rockets 4–3 in a shootout on Saturday night, taking a win after their recent loss 3–2 the night before. (James MacKenzie/News Staff)                                Victoria Royals defeated the Kelowna Rockets 4–3 in a shootout on Saturday night, taking a win after their recent loss 3–2 the night before. (James Mackenzie/News Staff)

VIDEO: Royals nab 4–3 win against Kelowna Rockets in shootout on Saturday, Feb. 22

Jerseys worn during match up for auction, proceeds towards BC Cancer Foundation

Victoria Royals defeated the Kelowna Rockets 4–3 in a shootout on Saturday night, taking a win after their recent loss 3–2 the night before. (James MacKenzie/News Staff)                                Victoria Royals defeated the Kelowna Rockets 4–3 in a shootout on Saturday night, taking a win after their recent loss 3–2 the night before. (James Mackenzie/News Staff)
Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Hundreds of wax figures find new life in Saanich man’s home

Former director of Victoria’s Royal London Wax Museum still hopes to revive wax figure tourism

Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
The Royals battled Portland Winterhawks for the Pink in The Rink event on Feb. 24, 2019 in support of the B.C. Cancer Foundation. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Royals gear up for 9th annual Pink in the Rink game

The popular event raises money for the BC Cancer Foundation

The Royals battled Portland Winterhawks for the Pink in The Rink event on Feb. 24, 2019 in support of the B.C. Cancer Foundation. (Black Press Media file photo)
In this photo from 2019 the Kamloops Blazers scored in overtime during the second game of the first round of WHL playoff against the Victoria Royals tying up the series one to one. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Royals tech night brings Super Smash Bros tournament and free beer

Tech night takes place on Feb. 8 as the Royals take on the Kamloops Blazers

In this photo from 2019 the Kamloops Blazers scored in overtime during the second game of the first round of WHL playoff against the Victoria Royals tying up the series one to one. (Black Press Media file photo)
Fans who brave the snow for tonight’s game will receive a voucher for a ticket to one of the next five home games for the Victoria Royals. (Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals offer free tickets for future game to fans who brave the snow for tonight’s game

Fans can redeem tonight’s ticket for any of the next five home games

Fans who brave the snow for tonight’s game will receive a voucher for a ticket to one of the next five home games for the Victoria Royals. (Victoria Royals)