Western Royals Continue to Slide

Updated: December 16, 2012

After losing their coach Ben Fitzgerald, the Western Royals woes continue as they dropped a game to the Gander Flyers 4-3 in Newfoundland and Labrador Senior Hockey League action on Saturday night.

The Flyers Grant Donovan scored the winner late in the third period, putting the Flyers up 4-3.

Sean Wadden, Chad Locke and Ryan Matheson scored the other goals for the Gander squad.  Mike Lee, Darren Langdon and Mark Robinson scored in a losing effort for the Western Royals.

The win by the Gander Flyers has three teams deadlocked in third place with 10 points a piece.  Sunday’s matchup between these two teams will be crucial for the Royals who find themselves in a must-win situation.

League action resumes Sunday.

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