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ROYALS TO FACE BLAZERS IN FIRST ROUND OF WHL PLAYOFFS

ROYALS TO FACE BLAZERS IN FIRST ROUND OF WHL PLAYOFFS

Victoria will host opening round games at Bear Mountain Arena!

 

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

 

Victoria, BC – The Victoria Royals will meet the Kamloops Blazers in the first round of the WHL Playoffs in a best-of-seven series beginning on Friday, March 22nd in Kamloops.  

 

The Royals will finish the 2012-13 season as the sixth-seed in the Western Conference, while the Blazers will end as the third-seed. Victoria and Kamloops met eight times during the regular season with the Royals finishing with a 4-4-0-0 record. These two teams also clashed last year in the first round of the playoffs with Kamloops winning the series.

 

Due to the Ford Men’s World Curling event at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, the Royals will play their first round games at Bear Mountain Arena.

 

Series Schedule:

 

Friday, March 22nd Victoria @ Kamloops 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 23rd Victoria @ Kamloops 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 26th Kamloops @ Victoria (Bear Mountain Arena) 7:05 p.m.

Thursday, March 28th Kamloops @ Victoria (Bear Mountain Arena) 7:05 p.m.

Saturday, March 30th Victoria @ Kamloops 7:00 p.m. (if necessary)

Monday, April 1st Kamloops @ Victoria (Bear Mountain Arena) 7:05 p.m. (if necessary)

Wednesday, April 3rd Victoria @ Kamloops 7:00 p.m. (if necessary)

 

Victoria and Kamloops met eight times during the regular season. The Royals finished with a record of 4-4-0-0 versus their BC Division opponent.

 

Here Comes the Blue! The Victoria Royals take on the Kamloops Blazers in Round 1 of the 2013 WHL Playoffs. Tickets for Games 3 and 4, held at Bear Mountain Arena, are on sale now. With limited Round 1 seats available, Royals fans are encouraged to order tickets quickly by calling 250-220-7777, visiting www.selectyourtickets.com, or heading down to the Select Your Tickets box office.

 

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