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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)
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)
Saturday night, Dec. 11, in Victoria the Vancouver Giants fell 5-2 to the Victoria Royals. The goals came from Justin Lies and Ethan Semeniuk and Will Gurski made 36 saves. (Jay Wallace/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants fall to Victoria Royals

After Giants scored twice, it was all Victoria

Saturday night, Dec. 11, in Victoria the Vancouver Giants fell 5-2 to the Victoria Royals. The goals came from Justin Lies and Ethan Semeniuk and Will Gurski made 36 saves. (Jay Wallace/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fabian Lysell opened the scoring at 11:05, the cue for the Langley Events Centre crowd to rain teddy bears down on the ice as part of the annual Chevrolet Teddy Bear Toss game. Victoria would win the Friday Dec. 10 game 4-3. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants teddy bear toss a loss to Victoria

Fans covered the ice at Langley Events Centre

Fabian Lysell opened the scoring at 11:05, the cue for the Langley Events Centre crowd to rain teddy bears down on the ice as part of the annual Chevrolet Teddy Bear Toss game. Victoria would win the Friday Dec. 10 game 4-3. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants’ netminder Jesper Vikman made this first period save, one of 14 in Wednesday’s 7-1 loss to the Blazers. The Langley-based Giants are now 1-5 on the season against Kamloops in six meetings. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

During active draft week, Giants fall to division leading Blazers

After five victories on the road, the Langley-based G-Men lose in Kamloops

Vancouver Giants’ netminder Jesper Vikman made this first period save, one of 14 in Wednesday’s 7-1 loss to the Blazers. The Langley-based Giants are now 1-5 on the season against Kamloops in six meetings. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants have acquired 2002-born goaltender Connor Martin from the Seattle Thunderbirds, the team announced Monday, Dec. 6. (Brian Liesse/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants sign goaltender Connor Martin

Deal with Seattle Thunderbirds in return for eight-round draft pick

Giants have acquired 2002-born goaltender Connor Martin from the Seattle Thunderbirds, the team announced Monday, Dec. 6. (Brian Liesse/Special to Langley Advance Times)
For a second straight night the G-Men took down a division leader. On Saturday, Dec. 4, the Giants erased three different deficits en route to a 6-5 victory in Everett. (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants extend winning streak to six

A come-from-behind victory over Everett

For a second straight night the G-Men took down a division leader. On Saturday, Dec. 4, the Giants erased three different deficits en route to a 6-5 victory in Everett. (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants winning streak has now reached five straight. Friday night, Dec 3, in front of over 3,100 at the Langley Events Centre, Vancouver Giants secured a 3-1 victory over the Kamloops Blazers. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants make it five in a row

Teams extends streak with home ice victory in Langley

Giants winning streak has now reached five straight. Friday night, Dec 3, in front of over 3,100 at the Langley Events Centre, Vancouver Giants secured a 3-1 victory over the Kamloops Blazers. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants won their third road victory in a row Saturday night, Nov. 27, defeating the Spokane Chiefs 3-1. (Larry Brunt/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants excellent adventure wraps up with third win on the road

First time team has managed the feat since the 2019-20 season

Vancouver Giants won their third road victory in a row Saturday night, Nov. 27, defeating the Spokane Chiefs 3-1. (Larry Brunt/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Alex Cotton added a pair of assists as Vancouver Giants earned a 3-1 victory over the Tri-City Americans at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, WA on Friday, Nov. 26 with goals from Ty Thorpe, Justin Sourdif and Fabian Lysell. (Doug Love/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants win back-to-back road victories

Tri-City Americans fall to visiting G-Men

Alex Cotton added a pair of assists as Vancouver Giants earned a 3-1 victory over the Tri-City Americans at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, WA on Friday, Nov. 26 with goals from Ty Thorpe, Justin Sourdif and Fabian Lysell. (Doug Love/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants down Winterhawks in Portland Wednesday night, 3-2 in overtime. (Keith Dwiggins/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants take down Winterhawks in overtime

In the first of three away games, State side, Vancouver G-Men emerge triumphant, 3-2, in extra time

Vancouver Giants down Winterhawks in Portland Wednesday night, 3-2 in overtime. (Keith Dwiggins/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Visiting Victoria Royals snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over Vancouver Giants at Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Nov. 20. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants fall to Victoria

Visiting Royals snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory

Visiting Victoria Royals snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over Vancouver Giants at Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Nov. 20. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Friday night, Nov 19, at the Langley Events Centre in front of 3,000 in attendance, the Vancouver Giants fell 4-1 to the visiting Everett Silvertips. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants downed by Everett

‘It was like a playoff game’ coach said

Friday night, Nov 19, at the Langley Events Centre in front of 3,000 in attendance, the Vancouver Giants fell 4-1 to the visiting Everett Silvertips. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kamloops Blazers downed the Vancouver Giants on home ice at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Nov, 13. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Weary Vancouver Giants drop 2-1 decision to Kamloops

It was the fourth game in five nights, in three different cities, without some key players

Kamloops Blazers downed the Vancouver Giants on home ice at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Nov, 13. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants dropped a hard-fought 1-0 game Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Prince George, despite a strong effort from netminder Will Gurski. (James Doyle/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants drop 1-0 decision in Prince George

Langley-based team second in standings

Vancouver Giants dropped a hard-fought 1-0 game Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Prince George, despite a strong effort from netminder Will Gurski. (James Doyle/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants downed Portland Winterhawks 3-1 Saturday, Nov. 6, at the LEC, the first time the Langley-based team has played a non-B.C. Division opponent since February 2020. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)

Outplayed, but not defeated: Vancouver Giants down Portland Winterhawks

Netminder Jesper Vikman‘won us that hockey game” says Giants coach

Giants downed Portland Winterhawks 3-1 Saturday, Nov. 6, at the LEC, the first time the Langley-based team has played a non-B.C. Division opponent since February 2020. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre)