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COVID forces Vancouver Giants to cancel Sunday game in Langley

Will be rescheduled and tickets will be honoured, announcement said

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Jesper Vikman made 28 saves for the Giants Friday, Feb. 4 at Langley Events Centre as the Kamloops Blazers won 3-2. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A frustrated Vancouver Giants fall to Kamloops

‘For the most part, we played the game the right way’

Jesper Vikman made 28 saves for the Giants Friday, Feb. 4 at Langley Events Centre as the Kamloops Blazers won 3-2. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Alex Cotton guarded the Giants goal during at Sunday’s (Jan. 30) game against Kamloops Blazers at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Four games in five days end with losses for Vancouver Giants

Latest outing, on Sunday, saw Langley-based team playing with only 10 forwards

Alex Cotton guarded the Giants goal during at Sunday’s (Jan. 30) game against Kamloops Blazers at Langley Events Centre. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Rockets struck three times in a span of five minutes and 47 seconds in the third period to erase a 1-0 deficit and defeat Vancouver Giants 3-1 Saturday night at Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants fall to Kelowna

A late-in-the-game surge gets the win for Rockets

Rockets struck three times in a span of five minutes and 47 seconds in the third period to erase a 1-0 deficit and defeat Vancouver Giants 3-1 Saturday night at Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants Ethan Semeniuk in action Friday night, Jan 28, at the Langley Events Centre. Vancouver Giants (16-19-2-0) dropped a 6-0 decision to the visiting Kelowna Rockets (21-10-1-3). (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants drop 6-0 decision to Kelowna Rockets

‘Things were not bouncing our way’ coach of Langley-based team says

Giants Ethan Semeniuk in action Friday night, Jan 28, at the Langley Events Centre. Vancouver Giants (16-19-2-0) dropped a 6-0 decision to the visiting Kelowna Rockets (21-10-1-3). (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Adam Hall pursued the puck during the Vancouver Giants 4-2 win on the Island over the Royals on Friday, Jan, 21. (Kevin Light/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants down Victoria Royals

Langley-based team rises in the rankings

Adam Hall pursued the puck during the Vancouver Giants 4-2 win on the Island over the Royals on Friday, Jan, 21. (Kevin Light/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants captain Justin Sourdif has been traded to the Edmonton Oil Kings. (Rob Wilton/Special to Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants captain Justin Sourdif heading to Edmonton

In a series of trades, the Vancouver hockey team based in Langley gives up a few veteran players

Vancouver Giants captain Justin Sourdif has been traded to the Edmonton Oil Kings. (Rob Wilton/Special to Advance Times)
Justin Sourdif in video posted to twitter.com/whlgiants.

VIDEO: Surrey’s Sourdif reacts after trade to Edmonton by Vancouver Giants

Traded for a pair of first-round draft picks and forward Jacob Boucher

Justin Sourdif in video posted to twitter.com/whlgiants.
(Vancouver Giants took on Prince George Cougars Saturday, and lost 4-2. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Cougars take down Giants again at Langley Events Centre

G-Men fall to Prince George for the second night in a row, this time 4-2

  • Jan 16, 2022
(Vancouver Giants took on Prince George Cougars Saturday, and lost 4-2. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Justin Lies was on the ice for the Vancouver Giants Friday, when they faced off against the Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre. They’re back in a rematch Saturday. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants host rematch with Cougars Saturday at Langley Event Centre

G-Men earn a single-point in 3-2 overtime loss Friday to Prince George

  • Jan 15, 2022
Justin Lies was on the ice for the Vancouver Giants Friday, when they faced off against the Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre. They’re back in a rematch Saturday. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane, seen during a regular season game against the Arizona Coyotes. The NHL team has placed the former Vancouver Giant on unconditional waivers with intent to terminate his contract. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

San Jose Sharks terminate Evander Kane’s contract

Former Vancouver Giants player could lose $22.9 million

San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane, seen during a regular season game against the Arizona Coyotes. The NHL team has placed the former Vancouver Giant on unconditional waivers with intent to terminate his contract. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
Zack Ostapchuk struck 30 seconds into overtime and three other Giants had a pair of points in a 4-3 victory over the Kelowna Rockets on Sunday afternoon, Jan, 2. The next three game on the team schedule were cancelled due to COVID. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

COVID tests lead to postponement of three Vancouver Giants games

Langley-based team still scheduled to play next weekend

Zack Ostapchuk struck 30 seconds into overtime and three other Giants had a pair of points in a 4-3 victory over the Kelowna Rockets on Sunday afternoon, Jan, 2. The next three game on the team schedule were cancelled due to COVID. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Zack Ostapchuk struck 30 seconds into overtime and three other Giants had a pair of points in a 4-3 victory over the Kelowna Rockets on Sunday afternoon, Jan, 2. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants open 2022 with a win

Overtime victory against Kelowna

Zack Ostapchuk struck 30 seconds into overtime and three other Giants had a pair of points in a 4-3 victory over the Kelowna Rockets on Sunday afternoon, Jan, 2. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Royals host the Vancouver Giants at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Arena in Victoria again on Thursday, Dec. 30, defeating the guests 7-3. (Kevin Light/Special to Black Press Media)

Vancouver Giants drop season finale to Victoria

G-Men lose in third match up against the Royals this holiday season

Royals host the Vancouver Giants at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Arena in Victoria again on Thursday, Dec. 30, defeating the guests 7-3. (Kevin Light/Special to Black Press Media)
The Giants dropped a 3-1 decision Monday to the Victoria Royals in their first game back from the holiday break. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants fall to Victoria Royals

Giants have now lost seven of their past eight games

The Giants dropped a 3-1 decision Monday to the Victoria Royals in their first game back from the holiday break. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
North Delta’s Justin Ivanusec (pictured with vice-president of operations and assistant general manager Peter Toigo) has signed a standard WHL player agreement with the Vancouver Giants, the team announced on Dec. 22, 2021. The Giants selected the 15-year-old right winger 79th overall in the 2021 WHL Prospects Draft on Dec. 9, 2021. (Vancouver Giants/submitted photo)

North Delta’s Justin Ivanusec signs with Vancouver Giants

The Giants selected the 15-year-old right-winger with the 79th pick of the 2021 WHL Prospects Draft

North Delta’s Justin Ivanusec (pictured with vice-president of operations and assistant general manager Peter Toigo) has signed a standard WHL player agreement with the Vancouver Giants, the team announced on Dec. 22, 2021. The Giants selected the 15-year-old right winger 79th overall in the 2021 WHL Prospects Draft on Dec. 9, 2021. (Vancouver Giants/submitted photo)
Sunday afternoon, Dec. 19, at the Langley Events Centre, the Vancouver Giants (14-13-1-0) fell short in a 6-5 decision against the visiting Tri-City Americans (9-13-4-0). (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sunday afternoon, Dec. 19, at the Langley Events Centre, the Vancouver Giants (14-13-1-0) fell short in a 6-5 decision against the visiting Tri-City Americans (9-13-4-0). (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre, the Vancouver Giants (14-12-1-0) returned to the win column after a 3-1 decision over the visiting Prince George Cougars (12-15-0-0).(Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants snap losing streak with win over Cougars

‘I thought it was a good 60-minute effort from our entire team’

Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre, the Vancouver Giants (14-12-1-0) returned to the win column after a 3-1 decision over the visiting Prince George Cougars (12-15-0-0).(Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants, now 3-3 against the Cougars, fell Wednesday, 7-3. They’re hoping to bounce back in Saturday’s rematch against Prince George at LEC. (James Doyle/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants fall in sixth straight game

Ziemmer’s 6-point game sinks Langley G-Men 7-3, teams face off again Saturday

Giants, now 3-3 against the Cougars, fell Wednesday, 7-3. They’re hoping to bounce back in Saturday’s rematch against Prince George at LEC. (James Doyle/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants Justin Lies, Cole Shepard and Ty Halaburda all found the back of the net in a 5-3 loss suffered Tuesday , Dec. 14 in Prince George. (James Doyle/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants fall to Prince George Cougars

Fourth loss in a row for Langley-based team

Vancouver Giants Justin Lies, Cole Shepard and Ty Halaburda all found the back of the net in a 5-3 loss suffered Tuesday , Dec. 14 in Prince George. (James Doyle/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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