Victoria Royals

The Regina Pats took down the Victoria Royals 9-5 on Nov. 26 at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. (Courtesy of the Regina Pats)

Highly-touted Connor Bedard delivers for Regina in win over Victoria Royals

Bedard scores hat trick as Pats take 9-5 win in the capital city

 

The Victoria Royals dropped both of their games against the conference-leading Portland Winterhawks on Nov. 11 and 12. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

Conference-leading Winterhawks take down Victoria Royals

Royals sit last in the WHL’s Western Conference

 

Victoria Royals goaltender Tyler Palmer made 40 stops in the Victoria Royals’ 5-2 win over Kelowna in the capital city on Oct. 13. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

VicPD, Royals holding hockey fundraiser for Victoria City Police Athletic Association

Fans will also have a chance to skate with Royals players and VicPD members

 

Victoria lost in overtime to the Edmonton Oil Kings on Nov. 4 to cap the Royals’ first eastern conference road in over two years. (Courtesy of Victoria Royals)
Victoria lost in overtime to the Edmonton Oil Kings on Nov. 4 to cap the Royals’ first eastern conference road in over two years. (Courtesy of Victoria Royals)
The Victoria Royals are going further east for a road trip, starting on Oct. 26, than they’ve gone since the pandemic hit. Goaltender Tyler Palmer made 40 stops in the Victoria Royals’ 5-2 win over Kelowna in the capital city on Oct. 13. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals set off on first eastern conference road trip since COVID hit

Royals coming off two close losses but overall better play of late

The Victoria Royals are going further east for a road trip, starting on Oct. 26, than they’ve gone since the pandemic hit. Goaltender Tyler Palmer made 40 stops in the Victoria Royals’ 5-2 win over Kelowna in the capital city on Oct. 13. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
The Victoria Royals scored five unanswered for a 5-3 comeback win against the Brandon Wheat Kings at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Oct. 15. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals score five unanswered goals to take down Brandon Wheat Kings

Victoria sees comeback after three goals in three minutes by Brandon to open scoring

The Victoria Royals scored five unanswered for a 5-3 comeback win against the Brandon Wheat Kings at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Oct. 15. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
Goaltender Tyler Palmer made 40 stops in the Victoria Royals’ 5-2 win over Kelowna in the capital city on Oct. 13. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals get first win of the season after rocky start

Local team snaps eight-game winless streak with 5-2 victory over Kelowna

Goaltender Tyler Palmer made 40 stops in the Victoria Royals’ 5-2 win over Kelowna in the capital city on Oct. 13. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
Victoria Royals defenceman Luke Rybinski eyes the puck during a game against the Spokane Chiefs on Sept. 23. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals open season with pair of losses

Pair of comebacks come up short against the Spokane Chiefs

Victoria Royals defenceman Luke Rybinski eyes the puck during a game against the Spokane Chiefs on Sept. 23. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
Newly minted Victoria Royals captain Gannon Laroque. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals name star blueliner Gannon Laroque captain

The 18-year-old also just signed an NHL contract with San Jose

Newly minted Victoria Royals captain Gannon Laroque. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
The Royal Canadian Navy participates in the 122nd Thrifty Foods Victoria Day Parade. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

VIDEO: Thrifty Foods Victoria Day Parade returns to Victoria for 122nd showing

This year’s parade drew 75 entries as spectators lined Douglas Street

The Royal Canadian Navy participates in the 122nd Thrifty Foods Victoria Day Parade. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
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

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

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)
The Victoria Royals dropped its final game of the 2021/2022 season 4-2 to the Spokane Chiefs on April 16. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals miss playoffs after dropping must-win final game

Spokane beat the local club 4-2 on April 16 to end the Royals’ up-and-down season

The Victoria Royals dropped its final game of the 2021/2022 season 4-2 to the Spokane Chiefs on April 16. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
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

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)
The Victoria Royals were shutout 5-0 by the Rockets in Kelowna on April 2. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
The Victoria Royals were shutout 5-0 by the Rockets in Kelowna on April 2. (Photo courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
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)