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Cowichan Valley Capitals player Matthew Edwards has signed with the Vancouver Giants. (Giants)

Giants sign Edwards

Cowichan Valley Capital forward becomes fourth player from the 2005 draft class to sign

Cowichan Valley Capitals player Matthew Edwards has signed with the Vancouver Giants. (Giants)
Jesper Vikman’s 50-save shutout on Saturday, April 30, was a new single-game franchise record for the Vancouver Giants. There has also been no recorded shutout of 50-or-more saves in the WHL playoffs beyond 2004. (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jesper Vikman’s 50-save shutout on Saturday, April 30, was a new single-game franchise record for the Vancouver Giants. There has also been no recorded shutout of 50-or-more saves in the WHL playoffs beyond 2004. (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants fall 6-2 against Everett Silvertips Wednesday night at Langley Events Centre. Quarter-finals rematch set for Friday night, again at LEC. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants seek to tie up quarter-finals tonight at home

After a 6-2 loss to Everett Wednesday at Langley Events Centre, the G-Men hope to turn things around

  • Apr 29, 2022
Giants fall 6-2 against Everett Silvertips Wednesday night at Langley Events Centre. Quarter-finals rematch set for Friday night, again at LEC. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Saturday night, April 23, in Everett, the Giants fell 7-3 to the Everett Silvertips in Game 2 of their first-round series. (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants win one, lose one in Washington

Series against Everett will resume in Langley on Wednesday

Saturday night, April 23, in Everett, the Giants fell 7-3 to the Everett Silvertips in Game 2 of their first-round series. (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants have become the final club to clinch a spot in the Western Hockey League playoffs. (WHL)
Vancouver Giants have become the final club to clinch a spot in the Western Hockey League playoffs. (WHL)
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 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)
Two up and two down. The Vancouver Giants hosted Spokane’s Chiefs for two back-to-back games Saturday and Sunday, losing both. The latest defeat was 4-1. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Spokane downs Giants in Langley, again

Latest 4-1 defeat by Chiefs could leave Vancouver’s G-Men out of playoff contention

  • Apr 4, 2022
Two up and two down. The Vancouver Giants hosted Spokane’s Chiefs for two back-to-back games Saturday and Sunday, losing both. The latest defeat was 4-1. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants have just three home games remaining in the 2021-2022 regular season, including Sunday’s rematch against Spokane. They fell to the Chiefs, 5-2, Saturday night at Langley Events Centre, despite efforts by players such as Adam Hall (above). (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants look for rematch Sunday on Langley ice

G-Men kick off home double-header with 5-2 loss to Chiefs Saturday night

  • Apr 3, 2022
Vancouver Giants have just three home games remaining in the 2021-2022 regular season, including Sunday’s rematch against Spokane. They fell to the Chiefs, 5-2, Saturday night at Langley Events Centre, despite efforts by players such as Adam Hall (above). (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants will be playing hard this weekend, shooting for their chance in the playoffs. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

2-game weekend with Chiefs determines if Giants make playoffs

Vancouver and Spokane play back-to-back games Saturday and Sunday at Langley Events Centre

Giants will be playing hard this weekend, shooting for their chance in the playoffs. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants fell 5-4 to the visiting Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre on Sunday afternoon, but the game wasn't without some triumphs. (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

Vancouver Giants fell 5-4 to the visiting Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre on Sunday afternoon, but the game wasn't without some triumphs. (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)
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)
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)
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)
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)