WHL

The Western Hockey League’s Victoria Royals and Vancouver Giants tangle again this Friday in Langley and Saturday at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.                                 Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Latest big finish leaves WHL Royals short of victory

Victoria plays hockey home and home against Vancouver this Friday and Saturday

The Western Hockey League’s Victoria Royals and Vancouver Giants tangle again this Friday in Langley and Saturday at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.                                 Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Mike Downie, here with Victoria Royals GM Cameron Hope, holds a mask custom designed and painted as a tribute to Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack. The mask is being auctioned online as part of team activities raising money for the Downie Wenjack Fund.                                Don Descoteau/
Victoria News

Victoria Royals giving a boost to fund inspired by Tragically Hip singer

Downie Wenjack Fund recipient of funds raised starting at tonight’s WHL game vs. Seattle

Mike Downie, here with Victoria Royals GM Cameron Hope, holds a mask custom designed and painted as a tribute to Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack. The mask is being auctioned online as part of team activities raising money for the Downie Wenjack Fund.                                Don Descoteau/
Victoria News
Victoria Royals goalie Dean McNabb can only watch as the puck gets past him for a Lethbridge Hurricanes goal during second period Western Hockey League action on Tuesday at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.  Don Denton/Victoria News

Royals blown out of home rink by visiting Hurricanes

10 goals the most let in by Victoria in a WHL game since 2011

Victoria Royals goalie Dean McNabb can only watch as the puck gets past him for a Lethbridge Hurricanes goal during second period Western Hockey League action on Tuesday at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.  Don Denton/Victoria News
Royals forward Matthew Phillips gets in between Vancouver defenceman Bowen Byram and goaltender Todd Scott during Western Hockey League action at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Sunday. Phillips scored two goals to lead Victoria to a 4-3 win, after scoring the shootout winner in Saturday’s 6-5 win over the Giants.

Royals back on track, with WHL wins over Vancouver

Victoria has good start to hockey homestand against a much improved opponent

Royals forward Matthew Phillips gets in between Vancouver defenceman Bowen Byram and goaltender Todd Scott during Western Hockey League action at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Sunday. Phillips scored two goals to lead Victoria to a 4-3 win, after scoring the shootout winner in Saturday’s 6-5 win over the Giants.
Victoria Royals forward Matthew Phillips (foreground) was in the spotlight again Saturday, scoring the shootout winner in a 6-5 Western Hockey League victory over Vancouver at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. The Royals and Giants play again today (Oct. 29) in Victoria. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Royals capture round 1 against Vancouver, round 2 goes Sunday

Victoria captain reaches historic milestones for Western Hockey League club

Victoria Royals forward Matthew Phillips (foreground) was in the spotlight again Saturday, scoring the shootout winner in a 6-5 Western Hockey League victory over Vancouver at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. The Royals and Giants play again today (Oct. 29) in Victoria. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Tyler Soy’s goal in a 4-2 Victoria Royals loss to the Wheat Kings in Brandon last weekend gave him the franchise record for career points with 249 (120 goals, 129 assists). Photo by Jonathon Howe/One Lion Photography

Road warrior Royals return to Victoria

Weekend series against Vancouver puts city fans back in their seats

Tyler Soy’s goal in a 4-2 Victoria Royals loss to the Wheat Kings in Brandon last weekend gave him the franchise record for career points with 249 (120 goals, 129 assists). Photo by Jonathon Howe/One Lion Photography
Penticton Vees affiliate player Massimo Rizzo cruises with the puck into the Brooks Bandits zone during Western Canada Cup action at the South Okanagan Events Centre last season.                                Steve Kidd/Western News

Rosters set for BCHL players at U17 World Challenge

BCHL players from Chilliwack, Penticton, Vernon and Victoria suit up against the world

Penticton Vees affiliate player Massimo Rizzo cruises with the puck into the Brooks Bandits zone during Western Canada Cup action at the South Okanagan Events Centre last season.                                Steve Kidd/Western News
Victoria Royals forward Dino Kambeitz (25) and Tri City’s Samuel Stewart grapple for a loose puck in the Americans’ end during Tuesday’s Western Hockey League action at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. The Royals won 8-2 and host the Americans again Wednesday night in Victoria. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Victoria collects seventh straight win to start WHL season

Royals scoring goals in bunches so far, Phillips leads way against Americans

Victoria Royals forward Dino Kambeitz (25) and Tri City’s Samuel Stewart grapple for a loose puck in the Americans’ end during Tuesday’s Western Hockey League action at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. The Royals won 8-2 and host the Americans again Wednesday night in Victoria. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Kamloops Blazes captain Nick Chyzowski keeps a close watch on Victoria Royals winger Jared Legien (23), who looks for a teammate to pass to during the teams’ Western Hockey League game Sunday at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. The Royals downed the Blazers for a second straight game in Victoria, 6-3, after beating them with a late goal 4-3 on Saturday night. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Victoria make it four straight to start WHL season

Royals sweep weekend home games against Kamloops, head to Kelowna on Wednesday

Kamloops Blazes captain Nick Chyzowski keeps a close watch on Victoria Royals winger Jared Legien (23), who looks for a teammate to pass to during the teams’ Western Hockey League game Sunday at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. The Royals downed the Blazers for a second straight game in Victoria, 6-3, after beating them with a late goal 4-3 on Saturday night. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Victoria Royals forward Jared Legien (left) tangles with the Giants’ Ty Ronning in the Vancouver zone during Friday’s Western Hockey League game at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Don Descoteau/Victioria News

Royals off to a good start in Western Hockey League opener in Victoria

Power play goal, even-strength marker put Royals ahead 2-0 after one

Victoria Royals forward Jared Legien (left) tangles with the Giants’ Ty Ronning in the Vancouver zone during Friday’s Western Hockey League game at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Don Descoteau/Victioria News
Victoria Royals second-year defenceman Jeremy Masella lets a slapshot fly from the blueline during practice at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre last week. The team opens its regular season with a home game this Friday at 7:05 p.m. Don Descoteau/Black Press

Victoria Royals ready to open against regional WHL rivals this Friday

Hockey club excited about new season, even without biggest stars in lineup

Victoria Royals second-year defenceman Jeremy Masella lets a slapshot fly from the blueline during practice at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre last week. The team opens its regular season with a home game this Friday at 7:05 p.m. Don Descoteau/Black Press
Dave Lowry, shown here during practice as head coach with the Victoria Royals, has accepted a job as an assistant coach with the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings after five years in Victoria. Don Denton/Victoria News

Victoria Royals bench boss heading to Los Angeles

Dave Lowry returning to the NHL after five seasons in Victoria

Dave Lowry, shown here during practice as head coach with the Victoria Royals, has accepted a job as an assistant coach with the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings after five years in Victoria. Don Denton/Victoria News
Victoria Royals' Carter Folk

Royals end season in record-long game

The Victora Royals have ended thier season, losing to the Everett Silvertips in the longest game in WHL playoff history.

  • Apr 3, 2017
Victoria Royals' Carter Folk
Victoria Royals goalie Griffen Outhouse recently set the new franchise record for most wins in a season at 33.

Royals goalie making a name for himself

Stepping out onto the ice at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre, with crowds cheering, Griffen Outhouse is as calm as can be.

Victoria Royals goalie Griffen Outhouse recently set the new franchise record for most wins in a season at 33.
The Victoria Royals have clinched a playoff spot for the sixth consecutive season.

Victoria Royals gear up for playoffs

With just two more games left in the regular season, the Victoria Royals have their sights set on a new challenge: the playoffs.

The Victoria Royals have clinched a playoff spot for the sixth consecutive season.

Royals raising funds for food bank

The Victoria Royals hope hockey fans will bring more than their enthusiasm to this Sunday’s game.

  • Nov 18, 2016