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Royals blanked by the Giants

The Victoria Royals were shutout on Thursday night by the Vancouver Giants 4-0. The game was scoreless through 20 minutes, but Vancouver broke it open in the second scoring three times. Goaltender Drew Sim had the shutout and picked up an assist on the Giants’ second goal.



Game Summary

Scoring:


Royals – None

Vancouver – Justin Sourdif 1g-1a, Tristen Nielsen 1g-1a, Alex Kannok Leipert 1g-1a, Mazden Leslie 1g, Connor Horning 1a, Drew Sim 1a, Bryce Bader 1a, Tanner Brown 1a, Zack Ostapchuk 1a

Goaltending:


Royals – Adam Evanoff (L) – 38:06 min, 19 saves on 22 shots.
– Connor Martin – 21:54 min, 17 saves on 18 shots.

Vancouver – Drew Sim (W) – 60 min, 16 saves on 16 shots

Powerplay:


Royals – 0/3 = 0.0%.

Vancouver – 2/2 = 100%.


Adam Evanoff leads the BC Division with 214 saves in six games played this season. Evanoff’s goaltending partner, Connor Martin, is tied with Prince George’s Taylor Gauthier for the second most saves in the BC Division with 135. Both Martin and Gauthier have competed in four games.

Forward Brayden Tracey had his seven-game point streak snapped tonight. He had registered at least a point in his previous seven games. During that period, he had five goals and six assists for 11 points.

Rookie forward Brayden Schuurman is tied for the lead in rookie scoring in the BC Division with five points (3g-2a). He is joined by first year blueliner Gannon Laroque (1g-3a) who is tied for third place in BC Division rookie scoring and is also second in scoring by freshman defensemen within the division.

The Royals return to Prospera Place where they will take on the Prince George Cougars inside Kelowna’s RE/MAX Hub tonight. Puck drop at 7pm. Catch all the action on CHL TV or join Marlon Martens live on The Zone @ 91.3.



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