Victoria Royals down Prince George Cougars

The Victoria Royals downed the Prince George Cougars 2-1 on Saturday night as Griffen Outhouse stood tall.

The Victoria Royals downed the Prince George Cougars 2-1 on Saturday night as Griffen Outhouse stood tall against the CHL’s sixth ranked team.

The Royals’ Outhouse was strong all night as he turned aside 31 out of 32 shots he faced, that included a game-high 15 stops in the third period. The Likely, B.C. product, and former Cariboo Cougar, earned his 15th win of the season to place him in a tie for the third most victories in the league.

Victoria rookie Mitchell Prowse opened the scoring when he tallied his second career WHL goal early in the middle frame. Ryan Peckford added to the Royals’ lead on the man-advantage when he wired the puck far-side on the Cougars’ Ty Edmonds for the game winner. Prince George’s Kody McDonald registered the lone goal for the visitors in the final stanza.

Cougars’ netminder Edmonds stopped 26 shots out of the 28 saves he faced throughout the contest.

Victoria will head south of the border for match-ups against the Spokane Chiefs on Wednesday, Dec. 7, the Portland Winterhawks on Friday, Dec. 9 and the Tri-City Americans on Saturday, Dec. 10. Puck drop versus the Chiefs and Americans are slated for 7:05 p.m., while the contest against the Winterhawks is set for 7 p.m.

The Royals return to the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Tuesday, Dec. 13 to face the Portland Winterhawks. Puck drop is slated for 7:05 p.m.

This holiday season purchase the $60 Royals’ Holiday Combo Pack. The ticket pack includes four anytime vouchers valid for any remaining regular season game and a Royals’ scarf.

Visit the Select Your Tickets Box Office at selectyourtickets.com or call 250-220-7889.

 

 

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