Victoria's Matthew Smith (9) ties up the Rockets' Carsen Twarynski in front of Royals goalie Griffen Outhouse during Saturday night Western Hockey league action in Kelowna. The Rockets used big first and third periods to score an 8-4 victory. Kevin Light/victoriaroyals.com

Victoria Royals’ equipment manager laces ’em up

Matt Auerbach takes on Royals WHL goalie Dean McNabb in an on-ice duel

Victoria Royals head equipment manager Matt Auerbach was challenged by Royals goaltender Dean McNabb to a shoot-to-score contest.

At the end of practice Monday at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Auerbach donned his skates and his vintage helmet to take the young netminder up on the challenge.

Watch the video to find out what happened.

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