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Five Different Giants Score In 5-2 Win Over Thunderbirds

WHL Vancouver Giants March 3, 2024 - Langley, B.C. - The Vancouver Giants salvaged their weekend with a 5-2 win on Sunday afternoon over the Seattle Thunderbirds in front of over 4,500 fans at the Langley Events Centre. Vancouver finished the weekend by grabbing three of a possible six points. Sunday's win improves the Giants' overall record to 29-27-4-0 (62 points), which is two points ahead of the Kelowna Rockets for sixth place in the Western Conference Standings. Vancouver is now three points away from clinching a playoff spot, as mathematically the m... Full Story

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Warriors Win Sixth Straight, Shutout Wenatchee on Sunday

WHL Moose Jaw Warriors March 3, 2024 - Wenatchee, WA - Jackson Unger made 35 saves to backstop the Moose Jaw Warriors to their sixth straight win, knocking off the Wenatchee Wild 3-0 on Sunday. The Warriors swept their road trip through the U.S. Division for the first time since 1998-99 when the team went 4-0 in the States. "To win on the road is important, especially going into playoff time, so the confidence to be able to go into different buildings and win on the road, it's real important," Warriors associate coach Scott King said. "Credit the guys, i... Full Story

Hitmen Shutout Tigers 2-0

WHL Calgary Hitmen March 3, 2024 - Calgary, AB - The Calgary Hitmen closed out the weekend in Medicine Hat for a 4:00 pm matchup with the Tigers. An outstanding performance from netminder Ethan Buenaventura propelled Calgary to a 2-0 victory over Medicine Hat. The game would remain at a deadlock in the first, with Buenaventura working towards his first career shutout making two break away saves. The second period saw Oliver Tulk extend his goal scoring streak to three games with the opening tally in the contest. With momentum off two big penalty kills, Cal... Full Story

Heidt's Heroics Propel Cougars to Dramatic OT Victory

WHL Prince George Cougars March 3, 2024 - PRINCE GEORGE, BC - With 63 seconds remaining in the third period, the Prince George Cougars scored twice with their net empty, and used a Riley Heidt overtime winner to defeat the Spokane Chiefs 5-4 in dramatic overtime fashion. The scoring ignited at 3:11 of the first period when Ty Chevaldayoff of the Spokane Chiefs broke the ice, slipping one past goaltender Ty Young to take a 1-0 lead. However, the Cougars quickly responded with Matteo Danis' wrister at 5:50, levelling the score at one apiece. The Chiefs surged back ... Full Story

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Vancouver Giants' Ty Halaburda, Brett Mirwald, and Mazden Leslie battle Seattle Thunderbirds' Caleb Potter
Vancouver Giants' Ty Halaburda, Brett Mirwald, and Mazden Leslie battle Seattle Thunderbirds' Caleb Potter
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