VICTORIA - Luke Lockhart scored the shootout winner, lifting the Seattle Thunderbirds over the Victoria Royals 4-3 Friday night in Western Hockey League Action.
Brad Deagle, Connor Sanvido and Burke Gallimore each scored for the Thunderbirds (5-5-0).
Kevin Sundher led the way for the Royals with two goals and Tim Traber added a single.
Calvin Pickard made 34 saves for the victory while Keith Hamilton turned aside 29 shots for the loss.
Neither team were able to score through the first 40 minutes, with all six regulation time goals coming in the third period.