Western Hockey League

The Victoria Royals took forwards Rui Han and Zach Spagnuolo in the U.S. priority draft. (Courtesy of Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals take forwards from California, Texas in U.S. draft

Royals will have the third-overall pick in Thursday’s main draft

 

Victoria Royals players Gannon Laroque, left, Bailey Peach and Tarun Fizer received divisional honours for their Western Hockey League play this past season. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals miss WHL playoffs, but set to pick third in annual prospect draft

Post-season B.C. Division honours given to Bailey Peach, Gannon Laroque, Tarun Fizer

 

The Victoria Royals (in blue) suffered a heartbreaking 4-3 loss Friday, giving up the winning goal in the dying seconds of a back-and-forth game against the Blazers in Kamloops. The Royals can still make the playoffs by winning both games this weekend at home against Spokane. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals play do-or-die home games against Spokane this weekend

Playoff hopes on the line as Royals look to overtake Chiefs and Prince George

 

Royals’ Kalem Parker tries to get away from a Prince George player during a March 26 game against the Cougars at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. The Royals lost this game 3-0 but beat Prince George 4-2 on Friday. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Victoria Royals hold steady in standings after WHL home split with Prince George

Final Western Conference playoff spots are still up for grabs

Royals’ Kalem Parker tries to get away from a Prince George player during a March 26 game against the Cougars at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. The Royals lost this game 3-0 but beat Prince George 4-2 on Friday. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
The Victoria Royals and Prince George Cougars, seen here in action earlier this month, play another critical back-to-back series this weekend at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre as the Western Hockey League regular season winds down. (Courtesy of Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals improve WHL playoff chances with pair of wins over Kelowna

Capital city team holds seventh place in the Western Conference with seven games to go

The Victoria Royals and Prince George Cougars, seen here in action earlier this month, play another critical back-to-back series this weekend at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre as the Western Hockey League regular season winds down. (Courtesy of Victoria Royals)
Royals defenceman Devin Aubin celebrates one of his two goals during Victoria’s 6-2 win over the Prince George Cougars on March 18. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals leapfrog into playoff spot after two wins against Prince George

The local team now sits in seventh place in the Western Conference

Royals defenceman Devin Aubin celebrates one of his two goals during Victoria’s 6-2 win over the Prince George Cougars on March 18. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
Victoria Royals forward Anthony Wilson in action during a Western Hockey League game against the Cougars in Prince George on March 12. The Royals, 5-3 winners Friday, were denied the sweep as the Cougars rolled to a 9-1 win on the Saturday. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

9-1 loss Saturday prevents Victoria Royals from gaining ground on Prince George

Royals, Cougars to play 5 times down the stretch, fighting for final playoff spots

Victoria Royals forward Anthony Wilson in action during a Western Hockey League game against the Cougars in Prince George on March 12. The Royals, 5-3 winners Friday, were denied the sweep as the Cougars rolled to a 9-1 win on the Saturday. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
Royals captain Tarun Fizer had four points in Victoria’s Western Hockey League win over Portland on March 8 at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals split games with Portland, face big weekend in Prince George

Royals chasing Cougars for final playoff spot, sit three points back

Royals captain Tarun Fizer had four points in Victoria’s Western Hockey League win over Portland on March 8 at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Royals)
Victoria Royals forward Tarun Fizer, left, is checked by the Rockets’ Colton Dach during Western Hockey League action in Kelowna on March 4. The Royals lost 5-4 in overtime. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

WHL Royals look to gain ground in Victoria against powerful Portland squad

Weekend losses, combined with 2 Spokane wins, leave Royals three points out of playoff spot

Victoria Royals forward Tarun Fizer, left, is checked by the Rockets’ Colton Dach during Western Hockey League action in Kelowna on March 4. The Royals lost 5-4 in overtime. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
Victoria Royals’ Tyler Palmer has earned the WHL’s goalie of the week honours. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Victoria Royals rookie earns WHL’s goalie of the week honours

Tyler Palmer had a shutout, .969 save percentage in two starts last week

Victoria Royals’ Tyler Palmer has earned the WHL’s goalie of the week honours. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
Alex Edwards, right, has been signed to the Victoria Royals. The 16-year-old from Grand Forks has been playing with the Kelowna Chiefs of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. (Photo Courtesy of Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals sign 16-year-old Alex Edwards

Edwards comes from the Kelowna Chiefs of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League

Alex Edwards, right, has been signed to the Victoria Royals. The 16-year-old from Grand Forks has been playing with the Kelowna Chiefs of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. (Photo Courtesy of Victoria Royals)
Victoria Royals right-winger Riley Gannon winds up in the offensive zone during Friday’s game against the Tri-City Americans. (Photo Courtesy of Christopher Kelsall)

Teddy Bear Toss Night nets a bounty of gifts and a 3-2 overtime win for the Royals Friday

Bailey Peach and Campbell Arnold outstanding for the Victoria Royals in win over Tri-City Americans

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Victoria Royals right-winger Riley Gannon winds up in the offensive zone during Friday’s game against the Tri-City Americans. (Photo Courtesy of Christopher Kelsall)
The Victoria Royals begin their WHL exhibition schedule this weekend in Kelowna, and host the Prince George Cougars on Sept. 25 at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. (Kevin Light/Courtesy Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals final roster to be released any day now

Western Hockey League team saw 43 players vie for spots during main camp

The Victoria Royals begin their WHL exhibition schedule this weekend in Kelowna, and host the Prince George Cougars on Sept. 25 at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. (Kevin Light/Courtesy Victoria Royals)
Defenceman Damon Agyeman guards his side of the rink while playing for the Medicine Hat Tigers. (Courtesy of RJF Productions)

UPDATE: Off-season WHL deals continue for retooling Victoria Royals

Defenceman Damon Agyeman acquired from Medicine Hat, Bentham era ends with hometown Royals

Defenceman Damon Agyeman guards his side of the rink while playing for the Medicine Hat Tigers. (Courtesy of RJF Productions)
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)
The Royals took a heavy defeat in a 6–2 loss against Vancouver Giants Saturday night. (James MacKenzie/News Staff)

VIDEO: Royals squashed by Giants in 6–2 loss

Victoria will leave for six-game road trip, returns home Feb. 7

The Royals took a heavy defeat in a 6–2 loss against Vancouver Giants Saturday night. (James MacKenzie/News Staff)
Victoria Royals forward Dante Hannoun, right, is one of three overage players on the roster of the Western Hockey League team who are undrafted by NHL clubs. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Hockey Royals expecting a different look for 2018-19 WHL season

Three key Victoria players looking to stay in system of NHL clubs that drafted them

Victoria Royals forward Dante Hannoun, right, is one of three overage players on the roster of the Western Hockey League team who are undrafted by NHL clubs. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Victoria Royals defenceman Jared Freadrich looks to make a pass during Sunday’s Western Hockey League game in Prince George. Freadrich scored twice and the visitors won 5-4 in overtime. Photo courtesy Victoria Royals

Big OT win in Prince George for Victoria Royals

Western Hockey League clubs do battle again in Cariboo on Tuesday

Victoria Royals defenceman Jared Freadrich looks to make a pass during Sunday’s Western Hockey League game in Prince George. Freadrich scored twice and the visitors won 5-4 in overtime. Photo courtesy Victoria Royals
Don Denton/Victoria News August 28, 2017 - Players from Team Quigley take part in a drill during the opening day of the mian training camp for the Victoria Royals at Save-On-Foods memorial Centre Monday morning as the team prepapres for the start fo the 2017-18 Western Hockey League season.

Victoria Royals hosting annual intra-squad game tonight

Hopeful players look to impress new head coach Dan Price and his staff

Don Denton/Victoria News August 28, 2017 - Players from Team Quigley take part in a drill during the opening day of the mian training camp for the Victoria Royals at Save-On-Foods memorial Centre Monday morning as the team prepapres for the start fo the 2017-18 Western Hockey League season.