Vancouver Giants

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)
The moment when the WHL draw gave the 11th spot in the first round of the 2021 draft to the Langley-based Vancouver Giants. (Screenshot)
The moment when the WHL draw gave the 11th spot in the first round of the 2021 draft to the Langley-based Vancouver Giants. (Screenshot)
Zack Ostapchuk scored seven goals and added nine assists for 16 points this past season as a forward with the Vancouver Giants. (Tricia Mercuri/Special to Langley Advance Times)

NHL scouts keeping watchful eye on Giants forward Zack Ostapchuk

18-year-old places #60 on list of young hockey players worthy of attention

Zack Ostapchuk scored seven goals and added nine assists for 16 points this past season as a forward with the Vancouver Giants. (Tricia Mercuri/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Colorado has had its eye on Vancouver Giants netminder Trent Miner for some time, signing him in 2019 and putting him on the ice with the AHL Colorado Eagles for six games earlier this season. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Giants goalie signs to NHL Avalanche

Manitoba native, recently lauded for humanitarian efforts, key in Vancouver net last three seasons

Colorado has had its eye on Vancouver Giants netminder Trent Miner for some time, signing him in 2019 and putting him on the ice with the AHL Colorado Eagles for six games earlier this season. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Goaltender Trent Miner received a number of team accolades last week, including the White Spot humanitarian of the year award. Vancouver Giants presented its team awards to a number of players who excelled both on and off the ice this season. (Graphics By Jamison Derksen)

Giants goalie earns humanitarian award

Vancouver’s WHL team gives special thanks and recognition to several of its 2020-21 players

Goaltender Trent Miner received a number of team accolades last week, including the White Spot humanitarian of the year award. Vancouver Giants presented its team awards to a number of players who excelled both on and off the ice this season. (Graphics By Jamison Derksen)
Vancouver Giants head coach Michael Dyck will be joining Team Canada as an Assistant Coach for the 2021 IIHF World Championships(Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants head coach Michael Dyck named to Team Canada

Will be assistant Coach at 2021 IIHF World Championships

Vancouver Giants head coach Michael Dyck will be joining Team Canada as an Assistant Coach for the 2021 IIHF World Championships(Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants ended their season in style, with 6-1 victory over Victoria Tuesday night, May 11. Justin Sourdif extended the Giants lead to 3-1 at the 15:07 mark of the middle frame. (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants ended their season in style, with 6-1 victory over Victoria Tuesday night, May 11. Justin Sourdif extended the Giants lead to 3-1 at the 15:07 mark of the middle frame. (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants celebrated a Justin Sourdif goal Saturday night in Kamloops. Giants dropped a 3-1 decision to Kamloops, a game that clinched the 2020-21 B.C. Division banner for the Blazers. (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants drop 3-1 decision to Kamloops

Third-period rally should have come sooner: coach

Vancouver Giants celebrated a Justin Sourdif goal Saturday night in Kamloops. Giants dropped a 3-1 decision to Kamloops, a game that clinched the 2020-21 B.C. Division banner for the Blazers. (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants earned a 6-2 victory over the visiting Kelowna Rockets Friday night, May 7, in Kamloops (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants down Kelowna Rockets 6-2

Two short-handed goals for Langley-based team

Vancouver Giants earned a 6-2 victory over the visiting Kelowna Rockets Friday night, May 7, in Kamloops (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants fell 3-0 to the Prince George Cougars in Kamloops on Wednesday night. They have three games left in the regular season, with no playoffs or championships planned due to COVID. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)

VIDEO: ‘Do or die’ for Giants heading into final three games

Vancouver’s WHL team faces off against Kelowna, Kamloops, and Victoria after 3-0 loss to Cougars

  • May 6, 2021
Giants fell 3-0 to the Prince George Cougars in Kamloops on Wednesday night. They have three games left in the regular season, with no playoffs or championships planned due to COVID. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)
Sunday night in Kamloops the Vancouver Giants dropped a 5-2 decision to the Prince George Cougars (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants drop 5-2 decision to Prince George

‘Not enough guys with their ‘A’ game’ coach said

Sunday night in Kamloops the Vancouver Giants dropped a 5-2 decision to the Prince George Cougars (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants snapped a four-game winless streak with a 5-4 shootout victory over the Victoria Royals (Paige Bednorz/special to Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants win 5-4 shootout against Victoria

Team came back from second period deficit to tie game

Vancouver Giants snapped a four-game winless streak with a 5-4 shootout victory over the Victoria Royals (Paige Bednorz/special to Black Press Media)
There are six games left for the Vancouver Giants in this COVID-modified season, and they're currently sitting 9-7. (Paige Bednorz/Special to Black Press Media)

Just minutes left, Kelowna snatches victory from Giants

The Langley-based WHL team, which fell 4-3, will face off against Victoria on Saturday night

  • Apr 30, 2021
There are six games left for the Vancouver Giants in this COVID-modified season, and they're currently sitting 9-7. (Paige Bednorz/Special to Black Press Media)
Trent Miner made 22 saves for Vancouver Giants Tuesday, April 27, during a 2-1 loss to Kamloops (Tricia Mercuri/Special to Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants drop hard-fought decision to the Kamloops Blazers

Tanner Brown notches first goal since November 2019

Trent Miner made 22 saves for Vancouver Giants Tuesday, April 27, during a 2-1 loss to Kamloops (Tricia Mercuri/Special to Black Press Media)
Vancouver Giants dropped a 2-0 decision to the B.C. Division leading Kamloops Blazers Sunday night, April 25 in Kamloops. (Tricia Mercuri/Special to Black Press media)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants drop 2-0 decision to Kamloops

Combination of travelling late and too many penalties cited by coach of Langley-based team

Vancouver Giants dropped a 2-0 decision to the B.C. Division leading Kamloops Blazers Sunday night, April 25 in Kamloops. (Tricia Mercuri/Special to Black Press media)
Justin Sourdif had a good game against Kelowna Saturday, but it was in a losing cause, as it turned out. (Paige Bednorz/Special to Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Kelowna ends Vancouver Giants winning streak

Langley-based team tries again Sunday night

Justin Sourdif had a good game against Kelowna Saturday, but it was in a losing cause, as it turned out. (Paige Bednorz/Special to Black Press Media)
Vancouver Giants recorded three power-play goals Wednesday against the Victoria Royals. This is a new season-best for the G-Men. (Paige Bednorz/Special to Black Press Media)

Giants topple Victoria to hold on to top spot

In a 5-3 victory over the Royals on Wednesday night, several highlight-reel moments

Vancouver Giants recorded three power-play goals Wednesday against the Victoria Royals. This is a new season-best for the G-Men. (Paige Bednorz/Special to Black Press Media)