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Mathew Edwards got the Giants on the scoreboard Saturday night, Jan. 21 in Kelowna. G-Men went on to win 4-3. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants end losing streak with win in Kelowna

After the Rockets scored the opening goal, Giants pushed back with three unanswered goals

 

Ty Thorpe took a shot. Number 8 scored the only Vancouver Giants goal Friday, Jan, 20 against the visiting Kelowna Rockets, as the Langley-based team suffered a fourth loss in a row. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Kelowna Rockets down struggling Vancouver Giants

Fourth loss in a row for G-Men

  • Jan 21, 2023

 

Ty Halaburda, Carson Haynes, and Jesper Vikman tried to prevent a Tri-City goal Sunday afternoon, Jan. 15 at Langley Events Centre. Giants lost 7-3. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A new look, but another loss, for Vancouver Giants

Tri-City Americans dominated

  • Jan 16, 2023

 

(Rob Wilton photos/Jamison Derksen graphics)

Five Giants make mid-term scouting list

G-Men back on the ice, showing off their skills, Sunday at 4 at LEC

(Rob Wilton photos/Jamison Derksen graphics)
Ty Thorpe was among the Giants who shared ice time Wednesday in Kamloops, when the G-Men fell 6-3 to the hosting Blazers. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)

Blazers double up on Giants in Kamloops

After being defeated 6-3 on Wednesday, the G-Men host two of their U.S. adversaries this weekend

  • Jan 13, 2023
Ty Thorpe was among the Giants who shared ice time Wednesday in Kamloops, when the G-Men fell 6-3 to the hosting Blazers. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)
Vancouver Giants have snapped up the rights to suddenly-available 2004-born defender Ben Feenan from the Tri-City Americans, less than two weeks after the Washington team announced Feenan was leaving for ‘personal reasons.’ (Chris Mast/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants have snapped up the rights to suddenly-available 2004-born defender Ben Feenan from the Tri-City Americans, less than two weeks after the Washington team announced Feenan was leaving for ‘personal reasons.’ (Chris Mast/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Skyler Bruce (above left) and Connor Dale (below left) are coming to Langley as part of a trade deal that sees the Vancouver Giants trade captain Zack Ostapchuk (right) to Winnipeg ICE for the pair, plus three first round draft picks, prospects Owen Brees and Hudson Landmark, and a fifth round draft pick. (Photos by Zach Peters (WPG), Rob Wilton (VAN))

Ostapchuk traded by Vancouver Giants to Winnipeg

In return, G-Men get four players and four future draft picks

  • Jan 8, 2023
Skyler Bruce (above left) and Connor Dale (below left) are coming to Langley as part of a trade deal that sees the Vancouver Giants trade captain Zack Ostapchuk (right) to Winnipeg ICE for the pair, plus three first round draft picks, prospects Owen Brees and Hudson Landmark, and a fifth round draft pick. (Photos by Zach Peters (WPG), Rob Wilton (VAN))
Vancouver Giants netminder Brett Mirwald looked pleased with his game against Spokane, where he withstood 32 of 33 shots as the Langley-based team won 2-1 against Spokane Chiefs Saturday night, Jan. 7 in Spokane. ( Larry Brunt/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants win road game against Spokane Chiefs

G-Men Mirwald, Lipinski big factors in victory

Vancouver Giants netminder Brett Mirwald looked pleased with his game against Spokane, where he withstood 32 of 33 shots as the Langley-based team won 2-1 against Spokane Chiefs Saturday night, Jan. 7 in Spokane. ( Larry Brunt/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Kelowna Rockets traded Colton Dach to the Seattle Thunderbirds on Saturday morning. (Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets)

Kelowna Rockets trade gold medal-winning captain to Seattle

Kelowna acquired two players and three draft picks in return

The Kelowna Rockets traded Colton Dach to the Seattle Thunderbirds on Saturday morning. (Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets)
Kelowna Rockets captain Colton Dach gets help from a teammate as they lift the trophy after winning the 2023 World Junior Hockey Championships for Canada on Thursday night, Jan. 5 (@reganrant/Twitter)

Two Kelowna Rockets coming home with gold and silver from World Juniors

Colton Dach, who was injured, won gold with Canada while Gabriel Szturc won silver with Czechia

Kelowna Rockets captain Colton Dach gets help from a teammate as they lift the trophy after winning the 2023 World Junior Hockey Championships for Canada on Thursday night, Jan. 5 (@reganrant/Twitter)
Jesper Vikman stopped 28 of 31 Royals shots to tie the game as Vancouver Giants went on to down Victoria Royals 4-3 in a shootout at Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena on Friday, Dec. 30. (Jay Wallace/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants end year with a win

Game against Victoria decided by shootout

  • Dec 31, 2022
Jesper Vikman stopped 28 of 31 Royals shots to tie the game as Vancouver Giants went on to down Victoria Royals 4-3 in a shootout at Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena on Friday, Dec. 30. (Jay Wallace/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jesper Vikman blocked 34 of 36 shots for the Vancouver Giants Tuesday, Dec. 27, as the G-Men won their fourth in a row over Victoria Royals 3-2. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants win fourth against Victoria Royals

Langley-based G-Men win despite being out-shot 36-19.

Jesper Vikman blocked 34 of 36 shots for the Vancouver Giants Tuesday, Dec. 27, as the G-Men won their fourth in a row over Victoria Royals 3-2. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants defenceman Brenden Pentecost in action Saturday, Dec. 17, against the Winterhawks in Portland. Portland won in overtime, 5-4. (Keith Dwiggins/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants defenceman Brenden Pentecost in action Saturday, Dec. 17, against the Winterhawks in Portland. Portland won in overtime, 5-4. (Keith Dwiggins/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kelowna Rockets captain Colton Dach is playing for Team Canada at the 2023 World Junior Hockey Championships. (Hockey Canada/Twitter)

“I’m really thankful I get this chance”: Kelowna Rockets captain ready for World Juniors

Colton Dach is one of two Kelowna Rockets getting the chance to play in the tournament

Kelowna Rockets captain Colton Dach is playing for Team Canada at the 2023 World Junior Hockey Championships. (Hockey Canada/Twitter)
A shorthanded Giants roster made a valiant effort against the first-place Portland Winterhawks, but Portland came away with a 2-1 win on Friday, Dec. 16 at Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)

VIDEO: A close loss to Portland for Vancouver Giants

Home ice defeat for Langley-based G-Men

  • Dec 17, 2022
A shorthanded Giants roster made a valiant effort against the first-place Portland Winterhawks, but Portland came away with a 2-1 win on Friday, Dec. 16 at Langley Events Centre. (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)
Vancouver Giants’ Samuel Honzek in action at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent, WA on Sunday. Dec. 11, as the G-men fell 5-2. (Brian Liesse/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Road trip loss for Vancouver Giants against Seattle

Thunderbirds scored five unanswered goals in second and third periods

  • Dec 12, 2022
Vancouver Giants’ Samuel Honzek in action at the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent, WA on Sunday. Dec. 11, as the G-men fell 5-2. (Brian Liesse/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A near-capacity crowd of 5,021 turned out for Chevrolet Teddy Bear Toss night at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Dec. 10. Dylan Anderson scored the Teddy Bear goal and Brenden Pentecost sniped home the winner shorthanded in overtime. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A teddy bear toss and a win at home for Vancouver Giants fans

Near-capacity crowd at Langley Events centre

  • Dec 11, 2022
A near-capacity crowd of 5,021 turned out for Chevrolet Teddy Bear Toss night at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Dec. 10. Dylan Anderson scored the Teddy Bear goal and Brenden Pentecost sniped home the winner shorthanded in overtime. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
After a scoreless first period, Ty Halaburda put Vancouver up with an end to end rush 3:29 into the second period against the Blazers in Kamloops on Friday, Dec. 9. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants fall to Blazers

Vancouver scored first, Blazers respond with two

  • Dec 10, 2022
After a scoreless first period, Ty Halaburda put Vancouver up with an end to end rush 3:29 into the second period against the Blazers in Kamloops on Friday, Dec. 9. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Cloverdale-raised Caedan Bankier in action with Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League (WHL). (File photo courtesy Kamloops Blazers/Allen Douglas Photos)

4 B.C. hockey players have shot at making Canada’s World Juniors team roster

Starting Friday in Moncton, the camp will involve 4 goaltenders, 9 defencemen and 16 forwards

Cloverdale-raised Caedan Bankier in action with Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League (WHL). (File photo courtesy Kamloops Blazers/Allen Douglas Photos)
Julian Cull got past two Cougars Sunday afternoon, Dec. 4, before 2,908 fans at Langley Events Centre. Giants led for most of the first two periods, but a huge third period by the Prince George Cougars was too much for the G-men to handle. (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants fall to Cougars

Four games in five days end with loss

  • Dec 5, 2022
Julian Cull got past two Cougars Sunday afternoon, Dec. 4, before 2,908 fans at Langley Events Centre. Giants led for most of the first two periods, but a huge third period by the Prince George Cougars was too much for the G-men to handle. (Rob Wilton/Vancouver Giants)