The Vancouver Giants saw their season come to an end at the hands of a Portland Winterhawks team with the goal of making it two consecutive Memorial Cup appearances. 488 more words
Tags » Vancouver Giants
The Portland Winterhawks appear unstoppable at this point, and the Vancouver Giants are facing elimination from the Western Hockey League playoffs.
Game 3 between the two teams at the Pacific Coliseum was a case of a deeply skilled team capitalizing on their chances and another team, learning the ropes of playoff hockey with eyes toward the future, unable to do so until it was too late and the hole too deep. 245 more words
Just days before the Western Hockey League playoffs got under way, Vancouver Giants head coach Don Hay mentioned the importance of goaltending.
Through two games against the high-flying Portland Winterhawks, Hay and the Giants have gotten a pair of excellent performances from 17-year-old puck stopper Payton Lee, who has faced a combined total of 88 shots and stopped 81 of those. 551 more words
The Vancouver Giants, following a rebound season and playoff berth, know their role going into their first-round series with the heavily favoured Portland Winterhawks.
The Giants are well aware of their underdog status. 304 more words
With a birthday next week, Cain Franson is further reminded of his last hurrah with the Vancouver Giants.
Franson turns 21 years old next Tuesday, so his time as a player in the Western Hockey League comes to a conclusion at the end of this spring. 472 more words