Winterhawks fall to Victoria in shootout

VICTORIA — Coleman Vollrath made 38 saves and Jack Walker scored the winner as the Victoria Royals slipped past the Portland Winterhawks, 3-2, by way of shootout.

Ben Walker and Steven Hodges scored in regulation for Victoria (29-14-2) and Austin Carroll had two assists.

Nicolas Petan and Brendan Leipsic each had a goal and an assist for the Winterhawks (26-12-5) and Derrick Pouliot had a pair of assists.

Corbin Boes stopped 31-of-33 shots for Portland.