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Victoria Royals clinch home ice advantage in the first round of playoffs


It’s all set!

The Victoria Royals will meet their coastal rival, the Vancouver Giants, in the first round of the WHL Playoffs in a best-of-seven series that begins on Friday, March 23rd at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

This series will mark the first time in the Royals’ seven-year history that these two teams have met in the WHL Playoffs.

The Royals, with one game remaining in the regular season, have clinched the second seed in the BC Division with 84 points (39-26-4-2) and will have home-ice advantage in the series as a result.

The Giants, who have 81 points (36-26-6-3) with one game remaining, will finish as the third seed in the BC Division. Victoria posted a 7-3-0-0 record versus Vancouver this season.

Series Schedule:

  • Friday, March 23rd – Vancouver @ Victoria – 7:05 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 24th – Vancouver @ Victoria – 7:05 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 27th – Victoria @ Vancouver – 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 28th – Victoria @ Vancouver – 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 31st – Vancouver @ Victoria – 7:05 p.m. (if necessary)
  • Monday, April 2nd – Victoria @ Vancouver – 2:00 p.m. (if necessary)
  • Tuesday, April 3rd – Vancouver @ Victoria – 7:05 p.m. (if necessary)

* Bold is home games

Royals’ 2018 Playoff Ticket Packages are available. A $75 per-seat deposit not only locks in your favourite seat location at all home playoff games, but it also provides a discount off standard ticket rates.

Single-game tickets for the 2018 WHL Playoffs are on sale now at the Select Your Ticket Box Office located at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, over the phone at 250-220-7777 or online at Tickets for Royals’ playoff games start at $19.

Victoria concludes the 2017-18 regular season tomorrow against the Everett Silvertips on Fan Appreciation Night with puck drop at 7:05 p.m. For ticket availability, call the Select Your Tickets Box Office at 250-220-7889 or visit

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