Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals are pleased to announce that they have signed 1997-born goaltender Riley Mathieson to a WHL Standard Player Agreement.
“We are pleased to have Riley join our organization,” Royals’ General Manager Cameron Hope said. “Adding depth at the goaltending position with a local prospect is a fit for us, as well as a good opportunity for the player. Riley will remain with the Saanich Braves, but available to join us on an as-needed basis.”
So far this season, the native of Port Hardy, BC has taken part in 32 games for the Saanich Braves of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League (VIJHL). Mathieson has earned a 3.07 goals against average, along with a 0.907 save percentage and has helped his club to a 29-15-1 record good enough for 2nd place in the South Division. Mathieson and the Braves are currently in a playoff battle with the Kerry Park Islanders and with the series 3-2 in favor of the Islanders Mathieson will be looking to bounce back and even the series March 4th.
We here at Elite Hockey Prep Camp would like to Congratulate Riley on all of his hard work this year that is paying off! We look forward to having Riley back this summer to defend his "BEST GOALTENDER AWARD" and "MOST DEDICATED AWARD" from last summer in Niagara Falls!
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