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Giants Zack Ostapchuk took control of the puck. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

TONIGHT: Giants prepare to take on Rockets on home ice Saturday

After losing 7-4 to Blazers in Kamloops Friday, G-Men take on Kelowna at the Langley Events Centre

 

Abbotsford hockey products (left to right) Brayden Schuurman, Grayden Siepmann and Graham Sward have all been named to NHL Central Scouting’s 2021-22 Preliminary Players to Watch List.

Trio of Abbotsford hockey players named to NHL Draft watch list

Brayden Schuurman, Grayden Siepmann and Graham Sward all ranked as ‘C’ prospects

 

Visiting Kamloops Blazers scored a decisive victory over the Vancouver Giants at Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Oct. 16. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Kamloops Blazers down Vancouver Giants 5-0

‘We got out-played, we got out-smarted tonight’ says coach

 

Abbotsford’s Brayden Schuurman is off to a great offensive start with the Victoria Royals. (WHL photo)

Abbotsford’s Brayden Schuurman wins WHL player of the week

Yale Hockey Academy product off to great start with the Victoria Royals

Abbotsford’s Brayden Schuurman is off to a great offensive start with the Victoria Royals. (WHL photo)
Vancouver Giants played their first home game in 588 days on Friday, Oct. 8, downing Prince George 6-4. (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants winners at first home game in 588 days

Langley-based team downed Prince George 6-4

Vancouver Giants played their first home game in 588 days on Friday, Oct. 8, downing Prince George 6-4. (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants/Special to Langley Advance Times)
They’re back! The Giants will be back on the ice tonight at 7:30 p.m. (Giants/Special to Black Press Media)

TONIGHT: Giants play first at home game in 20 months

In game two of the 2021-22 season, G-Men take on Prince George at Langley Events Centre Friday night

They’re back! The Giants will be back on the ice tonight at 7:30 p.m. (Giants/Special to Black Press Media)
G-Men are 1-0 after a 5-0 victory Saturday Oct. 2 on the Island. (Jay Wallace/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Giants open regular season with 5-0 win over Victoria

Goaltender Jesper Vikman had the shutout

G-Men are 1-0 after a 5-0 victory Saturday Oct. 2 on the Island. (Jay Wallace/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants forward Zack Ostapchuk has signed a three-year entry-level contract with the NHL’s Ottawa Senators. (Giants file)

Giants forward Ostapchuk signs with Senators

Entry-level deal announced Wednesday Sept. 29

Giants forward Zack Ostapchuk has signed a three-year entry-level contract with the NHL’s Ottawa Senators. (Giants file)
Jesper Vikman is warming up with the Vancouver Giants after his return from Las Vegas, the Langley-based team announced Monday, Sept. 27. (Giants/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Jesper Vikman will play for Vancouver Giants

NHL’s Las Vegas Knights have reassigned Swedish-born player

Jesper Vikman is warming up with the Vancouver Giants after his return from Las Vegas, the Langley-based team announced Monday, Sept. 27. (Giants/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants forward Justin Sourdif has signed his first NHL contract, with the Florida Panthers. (Giants file)

Giants Justin Sourdif signs first NHL contract

Three-year entry-level deal with Florida Panthers

Giants forward Justin Sourdif has signed his first NHL contract, with the Florida Panthers. (Giants file)
Friday night (Sept. 24) at the Cam Neely Arena in Maple Ridge, the Langley-based Vancouver Giants skated to a 3-1 victory over the visiting Prince George Cougars. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Friday night (Sept. 24) at the Cam Neely Arena in Maple Ridge, the Langley-based Vancouver Giants skated to a 3-1 victory over the visiting Prince George Cougars. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants announced Wednesday Sept. 15 that 2003-born forward Kyle Bochek has been signed to a Standard WHL Player Agreement. (Giants/special to Langley Advance Times)

A training camp standout inks contract with Vancouver Giants

Kyle Bochek ‘forced our hand’ says GM Barclay Parneta

Vancouver Giants announced Wednesday Sept. 15 that 2003-born forward Kyle Bochek has been signed to a Standard WHL Player Agreement. (Giants/special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants have acquired 2002-born goaltender Will Gurski from the Winnipeg ICE. The trade was announced Tuesday, Sept. 14. (Vancouver Giants)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants announce deal for goalie Will Gurski

A return to B.C. for Duncan resident after playing in Winnipeg

Giants have acquired 2002-born goaltender Will Gurski from the Winnipeg ICE. The trade was announced Tuesday, Sept. 14. (Vancouver Giants)
A combination of training camp injuries and NHL tryouts forced the Vancouver Giants to cancel a Sept. 15 preseason game against Kelowna due to a lack of players. (file)

Shortage of players forces Vancouver Giants to cancel preseason game

Combination of injuries and NHL tryouts cited by Langley-based WHL team

A combination of training camp injuries and NHL tryouts forced the Vancouver Giants to cancel a Sept. 15 preseason game against Kelowna due to a lack of players. (file)
Season tickets are now on sale for Vancouver Giants action this fall at Langley Events Centre. (Giants illustration/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Season tickets on sale for Vancouver Giants games

As the WHL moves a step closer to play this fall, fans can start picking their seats

Season tickets are now on sale for Vancouver Giants action this fall at Langley Events Centre. (Giants illustration/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The WHL is the second CHL league to mandate vaccines (FILE/WHL)

WHL announces vaccine mandate for players and staff this 2021/22 season

All WHL players and personnel are required to be vaccinated for the upcoming season

The WHL is the second CHL league to mandate vaccines (FILE/WHL)
When they last met, Giants fell 3-0 to the Prince George Cougars. Both will renew their rivalry in Maple Ridge on Sept. 24. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)

Vancouver Giants to play preseason games in Maple Ridge, Delta

Exhibition schedule will start in September

When they last met, Giants fell 3-0 to the Prince George Cougars. Both will renew their rivalry in Maple Ridge on Sept. 24. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)
Vancouver Giants will return to the ice on Oct. 8, hosting the Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants will renew division rivalry with Cougars when season resumes in October

First game on Langley Events Centre home ice since February of last year

Vancouver Giants will return to the ice on Oct. 8, hosting the Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Justin Sourdif was named both the B.C. Division player of the year and the top scorer, goaltender Trent Miner earned goaltender of the year honours and defenceman Alex Kannok Leipert was named the defenceman of the year. (Giants/special to Langley Advance Times)

Three Vancouver Giants win four player of the year awards

B.C. Division awards announced by WHL

Justin Sourdif was named both the B.C. Division player of the year and the top scorer, goaltender Trent Miner earned goaltender of the year honours and defenceman Alex Kannok Leipert was named the defenceman of the year. (Giants/special to Langley Advance Times)
Four players from the Langley-based Vancouver Giants have been named to the WHL B.C. Division all-star team (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Four Vancouver Giants players make all-star team

Miner, Alex Kannok Leipert, forwards Tristen Nielsen and Justin Sourdif named to WHL B.C. Division

Four players from the Langley-based Vancouver Giants have been named to the WHL B.C. Division all-star team (Special to Langley Advance Times)