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Kelowna Rockets beat Vancouver Giants, 3-2 in a dramatic game on Friday, April 15 at the Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Advance Times)

Giants fall in overtime to Kelowna

Dramatic 3-2 decision in overtime

Kelowna Rockets beat Vancouver Giants, 3-2 in a dramatic game on Friday, April 15 at the Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja/Langley Advance Times)
Alex Cotton on the ice for the Vancouver Giants Wednesday night in Seattle, where the G-Men were shut out 6-0 by the Thunderbirds. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Seattle runs over Vancouver Giants 6-0

With only 2 games left in season, it’s uncertain if G-Men will make it to western conference playoffs

  • Apr 14, 2022
Alex Cotton on the ice for the Vancouver Giants Wednesday night in Seattle, where the G-Men were shut out 6-0 by the Thunderbirds. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants are now back in sixth place in the Western Conference playoff standings after a 3-2 road victory Sunday afternoon, April 10, in Kelowna. Under-age goaltender Matthew Hutchison, 15, got his first WHL win. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A crucial win gets Giants back into 6th spot

Was first WHL win for 15-year-old goalie, who called it an ‘incredible’ experience

Vancouver Giants are now back in sixth place in the Western Conference playoff standings after a 3-2 road victory Sunday afternoon, April 10, in Kelowna. Under-age goaltender Matthew Hutchison, 15, got his first WHL win. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants fell to the Portland Winterhawks at Langley Events Centre Friday night, by the score of 7-2. ( Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Portland knocks Vancouver Giants down another notch

G-Men kicks off weekend with 7-2 loss to Winterhawks at the Langley Events Centre

  • Apr 9, 2022
Giants fell to the Portland Winterhawks at Langley Events Centre Friday night, by the score of 7-2. ( Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
G-Men Payton Mount goes in for a goal. Vancouver Giants fell 5-4 to the visiting Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre on Sunday afternoon. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Payton Mount’s 3 goals not enough to save Giants in Cougar attack

G-Men fall in third of three weekend games – back against Spokane at LEC next weekend

G-Men Payton Mount goes in for a goal. Vancouver Giants fell 5-4 to the visiting Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre on Sunday afternoon. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A rematch against Seattle Thunderbirds didn’t work out well for a shorthanded Vancouver Giants team, who fell 6-2 in Washington Saturday night. (Brian Liesse/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Suspensions and injuries cost Giants another game against Seattle

G-Men gearing up for back-to-back games against Spokane next weekend at Langley Events Centre

  • Mar 27, 2022
A rematch against Seattle Thunderbirds didn’t work out well for a shorthanded Vancouver Giants team, who fell 6-2 in Washington Saturday night. (Brian Liesse/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants kick off 3-in-3 weekend with a 5-2 loss to the Thunderbirds at Langley Events Centre Friday. They’re looking for a rematch in Seattle Saturday night. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Thunderbirds put Giants on their heels on home ice in Langley

After 5-2 defeat Friday, Vancouver G-Men look for revenge in Seattle Saturday night

  • Mar 26, 2022
Giants kick off 3-in-3 weekend with a 5-2 loss to the Thunderbirds at Langley Events Centre Friday. They’re looking for a rematch in Seattle Saturday night. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A short-staffed Vancouver Giants lineup fell 5-2 Saturday, March 19, in Everett, ensuring at least a weekend split with the U.S. Division leaders (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants fall in Everett

Last regular season game against division-leading Silvertips was all about the power play

A short-staffed Vancouver Giants lineup fell 5-2 Saturday, March 19, in Everett, ensuring at least a weekend split with the U.S. Division leaders (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)
With the final two penalties successfully killed, Nicco Camazzola tied the score at 1-1 for the Giants and Adam Hall converted on Vancouver power play to make it 2-1 heading into second intermission. (Gary Ahuja/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants down Silvertips 5-3

Team sits sixth in the WHL’s Western Conference standings with 50 points

With the final two penalties successfully killed, Nicco Camazzola tied the score at 1-1 for the Giants and Adam Hall converted on Vancouver power play to make it 2-1 heading into second intermission. (Gary Ahuja/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants fell in overtime to the Tri-City Americans, by the score of 2-1, at Langley Events Centre on Wednesday. Next they host Spokane Friday night. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants fall in overtime to Americans

G-Men snag single point Wednesday in overtime loss to Tri-City

Vancouver Giants fell in overtime to the Tri-City Americans, by the score of 2-1, at Langley Events Centre on Wednesday. Next they host Spokane Friday night. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Forward Zack Ostapchuk is the newest captain of the Vancouver Giants. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants crown newest captain

Zack Ostapchuk is picked to lead the WHL’s G-Men – making him the 19th captain in the team’s history

Forward Zack Ostapchuk is the newest captain of the Vancouver Giants. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Saturday night, March 12, at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, the Vancouver Giants skated to a 6-5 victory over the Winterhawks. (Keith Dwiggins/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants take down Portland

Will Gurski made a season-high 41 saves

Saturday night, March 12, at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, the Vancouver Giants skated to a 6-5 victory over the Winterhawks. (Keith Dwiggins/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants forward Payton Mount digs for the puck during Sunday’s (March 6) game against Kelowna Rockets at the Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants wrap up three-in-three with 5-4 home loss to Kelowna

Second win over Giants by Rockets in as many nights

Vancouver Giants forward Payton Mount digs for the puck during Sunday’s (March 6) game against Kelowna Rockets at the Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A hard battle saw Vancouver Giants fall 5-3 to Kelowna Rockets Saturday night, March 5, at Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants fall to Kelowna

Langley-based Giants still sixth in Western Conference standings

A hard battle saw Vancouver Giants fall 5-3 to Kelowna Rockets Saturday night, March 5, at Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Friday evening, March 4, at the Langley Events Centre, the Vancouver Giants (20-26-3-0) dropped a 4-3 overtime decision to the Kamloops Blazers (38-14-2-0). (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Friday evening, March 4, at the Langley Events Centre, the Vancouver Giants (20-26-3-0) dropped a 4-3 overtime decision to the Kamloops Blazers (38-14-2-0). (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants Adam Hall lurked with intent by the Victoria Goal Saturday night, Feb. 26. A third period comeback fell just short in what ended up as a 4-2 loss to the Victoria Royals on the road. (Kevin Light/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants Adam Hall lurked with intent by the Victoria Goal Saturday night, Feb. 26. A third period comeback fell just short in what ended up as a 4-2 loss to the Victoria Royals on the road. (Kevin Light/Special to Langley Advance Times)
G-Men kicked off their weekend with a 4-0 shutout victory on Friday, Feb. 25 at Langley Events Centre over the Victoria Royals on the strength of two goals from Zack Ostapchuk and Jesper Vikman. (Rob Wilton, Vancouver Giants/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants take down nemesis Victoria Royals

‘It is a lot more fun to hunt than be hunted’

G-Men kicked off their weekend with a 4-0 shutout victory on Friday, Feb. 25 at Langley Events Centre over the Victoria Royals on the strength of two goals from Zack Ostapchuk and Jesper Vikman. (Rob Wilton, Vancouver Giants/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants netminder Jesper Vikman blocked all but three Victoria shots on Monday, Feb. 21 at the Langley Events Centre, but his teammates were unable to get on the scoreboard. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants fall to Victoria Royals, again

It’s ‘hard to generate momentum when you are not playing as a team’ coach commented

Giants netminder Jesper Vikman blocked all but three Victoria shots on Monday, Feb. 21 at the Langley Events Centre, but his teammates were unable to get on the scoreboard. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fabian Lysell helped the Giants complete their come-from-behind victory at 4:33 off a breakaway feed from Evan Toth in overtime. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fabian Lysell helped the Giants complete their come-from-behind victory at 4:33 off a breakaway feed from Evan Toth in overtime. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants Ty Halaburda scored in the first period against Victoria at Langley Events Centre on Friday, Feb. 18. Victoria won 5-2. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Victoria Royals end an epic losing streak at the Vancouver Giants expense

‘Every player on their team outperformed every player on our team’

Giants Ty Halaburda scored in the first period against Victoria at Langley Events Centre on Friday, Feb. 18. Victoria won 5-2. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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