Milos Roman got the lone goal for the Vancouver Giants Saturday night, Feb. 22, in Everett, WA as the Giants dropped a 2-1 decision to the Everett Silvertips (Chris Mast/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants winning streak ends at 11 after a 2-1 setback Saturday in Everett

Run of wins matched their longest ever regular season winning streak

For the first time in a span of 12 games, the Vancouver Giants lost a hockey game.

Saturday night, Feb. 22, in front of nearly 8,000-strong in Everett, WA the Giants (30-21-3-2) dropped a 2-1 decision to the Everett Silvertips (39-12-3-1).

Gage Concalves’ power play goal late in the third period broke up the 1-1 tie and sent Everett to their fifth victory in a row.

Bryce Kindopp also scored for Everett.

Giants got their lone goal from Milos Roman and received 33 saves from Trent Miner. It marked the end of a an 11-game winning streak for the Vancouver Giants, that matched their longest ever regular season winning streak, set in 2008-2009.

At 19:09 of the first period, Milos Roman positioned himself in the slot and one-timed home a Bowen Byram pass on a Giants power play to stake the Giants to a 1-0 lead.

In the second period, Bryce Kindopp redirected home a Cole Fonstad pass off the rush to tie the score 1-1.

Gage Goncalves added the second assist.

At 15:19 of the third period, Gage Goncalves put Everett ahead 2-1 off a one-timer from the right-wing circle.

The Goncalves goal came on a power play and was set up by Cole Fonstad and Wyatte Wylie.

Final Score: Everett 2 – Vancouver 1.

Trent Miner, with 33 saves, was named third star of the night. Silvertips players Gage Concalves and Bryce Kindopp were first and second, respectively.

Bowen Byram extended his point streak to 11-games.

In that span, Byram has compiled 22 points seven goals and 15 assists.

Eric Florchuk’s point streak is now at a league-best 13-games. During that span he’s recorded five goals and 17 assists for 22 points.

READ ALSO: VIDEO: Giants winning streak now stands at 11

The Giants finish the season with an 0-4 record against Everett.

All four games were decided by a single goal.

READ ALSO: New Alberta forward joins Vancouver Giants’ ranks

With the loss, the Giants now sit two points back of Victoria for second place in the B.C. Division standings. The G-Men still hold two games in hand on the Royals. The two teams face each other three times starting Friday night, Feb. 28, back home at the Langley Events Centre against the Victoria Royals.

Puck drop is 7:30 p.m.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

LangleyVancouver GiantsWHL

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

Giants’ Alex Kannok Leipert had his eye on the puck as the Vancouver Giants took on the Everett Silvertips Saturday night, Feb. 22, in Everett, WA. Giants dropped a 2-1 decision, ending an 11-game winning streak. (Chris Mast/special to Langley Advance Times)

Giants’ Justin Sourdif tangled with an Everett player Saturday night, Feb. 22, in Everett, WA. The Giants dropped a 2-1 decision to the Everett Silvertips, ending an 11-game winning streak (Chris Mast/special to Langley Advance Times)

For the first time in a span of 12 games, the Vancouver Giants lost a hockey game. Saturday night, Feb. 22, in Everett, WA the Giants dropped a 2-1 decision to the Everett Silvertips (Chris Mast/special to Langley Advance Times)

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Thief steals bucket truck in Abbotsford while worker is 20 feet in air

Employee is able to jump to safety after suspect drives into pole

Abbotsford’s Cole Brandsma receives invite to Volleyball Canada virtual camp

UBC volleyball player one of 27 players in Canada invited to summer virtual camp

Fraser Valley Real Estate Board says sales double in June, buyers returning to market

Month’s property sales rebound 113% over May’s sales, 32% over June last year

Supreme Court orders new French-language school for Abbotsford, improved one for Chilliwack

A French-only elementary school must be built in Abbotsford, court ordered in landmark ruling

Man battling cancer paints thank-you rocks for Abbotsford health-care workers

Dale Leguerrier creates more than 200 rocks for hospital and hospice staff

The pandemic is widening Canada’s workplace gender gap

Gender pay gap is incentivizing fathers to work while mothers watch children, a new B.C. study has found

Investigation clears RCMP in incident where man fell from Langley overpass

‘Officers acted commendably and placed themselves at risk’ police watchdog report finds

Ex-Okanagan Mountie forfeits 20 days’ pay after sexual misconduct review

A former Vernon RCMP constable made sexual comments, grabbed genitals of male officer in two incidents 10 years ago

Rural Chilliwack residents asked to stay indoors, lock doors amid heavy police presence

Heavy police presence in rural Chilliwack neighbourhood as RCMP contend with ‘serious situation’

Councillor Doug Elford Surrey’s acting mayor during McCallum’s “health concern” absence

Mayor issued a statement Tuesday night saying he’ll be back on the job by Monday

Man found dead on Okanagan trail identified as Hollywood actor

GoFundMe campaign launched for man found dead at summit of Spion Kop

3 people dead in Prince George motel fire

Fire personnel believe the blaze was suspicious although investigation in early stages

B.C. sets terms to review police, mental health, race relations

MLAs to recommend Police Act changes by May 2021

Most Read