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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)
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)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants wrap up three-in-three with 5-4 home loss to Kelowna

Second win over Giants by Rockets in as many nights

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)
Friday evening, March 4, at the Langley Events Centre, the Vancouver Giants (20-26-3-0) dropped a 4-3 overtime decision to the Kamloops Blazers (38-14-2-0). (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Friday evening, March 4, at the Langley Events Centre, the Vancouver Giants (20-26-3-0) dropped a 4-3 overtime decision to the Kamloops Blazers (38-14-2-0). (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants Adam Hall lurked with intent by the Victoria Goal Saturday night, Feb. 26. A third period comeback fell just short in what ended up as a 4-2 loss to the Victoria Royals on the road. (Kevin Light/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants Adam Hall lurked with intent by the Victoria Goal Saturday night, Feb. 26. A third period comeback fell just short in what ended up as a 4-2 loss to the Victoria Royals on the road. (Kevin Light/Special to Langley Advance Times)
G-Men kicked off their weekend with a 4-0 shutout victory on Friday, Feb. 25 at Langley Events Centre over the Victoria Royals on the strength of two goals from Zack Ostapchuk and Jesper Vikman. (Rob Wilton, Vancouver Giants/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants take down nemesis Victoria Royals

‘It is a lot more fun to hunt than be hunted’

G-Men kicked off their weekend with a 4-0 shutout victory on Friday, Feb. 25 at Langley Events Centre over the Victoria Royals on the strength of two goals from Zack Ostapchuk and Jesper Vikman. (Rob Wilton, Vancouver Giants/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants netminder Jesper Vikman blocked all but three Victoria shots on Monday, Feb. 21 at the Langley Events Centre, but his teammates were unable to get on the scoreboard. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants fall to Victoria Royals, again

It’s ‘hard to generate momentum when you are not playing as a team’ coach commented

Giants netminder Jesper Vikman blocked all but three Victoria shots on Monday, Feb. 21 at the Langley Events Centre, but his teammates were unable to get on the scoreboard. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fabian Lysell helped the Giants complete their come-from-behind victory at 4:33 off a breakaway feed from Evan Toth in overtime. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fabian Lysell helped the Giants complete their come-from-behind victory at 4:33 off a breakaway feed from Evan Toth in overtime. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants Ty Halaburda scored in the first period against Victoria at Langley Events Centre on Friday, Feb. 18. Victoria won 5-2. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Victoria Royals end an epic losing streak at the Vancouver Giants expense

‘Every player on their team outperformed every player on our team’

Giants Ty Halaburda scored in the first period against Victoria at Langley Events Centre on Friday, Feb. 18. Victoria won 5-2. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Giants moved within a single point of the Cougars in the West standings thanks to their latest road triumph - a 3-1 victory on Saturday, Feb. 12 and another solid game from netminder Jesper Vikman. (James Doyle/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants rack up second road win in a row

Double victories over Prince George

The Giants moved within a single point of the Cougars in the West standings thanks to their latest road triumph - a 3-1 victory on Saturday, Feb. 12 and another solid game from netminder Jesper Vikman. (James Doyle/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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COVID cancels another Vancouver Giants game

Road trip to Kelowna is called off

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Giants relief netminder Will Gurski stopped 19 of 22 shots Saturday, Feb. 5, in Seattle (Brian Liesse/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants fall to Seattle

Sixth straight loss for Langley-based team

Giants relief netminder Will Gurski stopped 19 of 22 shots Saturday, Feb. 5, in Seattle (Brian Liesse/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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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)
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)
(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)
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