The Victoria Royals moved out overage forward Kaid Oliver, a 2020 fourth-round pick and a 2023 conditional fourth-round pick to the Edmonton Oil Kings for defenseman Jacson Alexander, a 2020 third-round pick and a 2020 seventh-round pick.
Tag: Tristen Nielsen
2005 – Rockets tie series in overtime The one-goal games continued in this series into Game 4 and Kelowna was looking to even the series up. Vancouver opened the scoring late into the opening period with a goal from Adam Courchaine for his third of the playoffs. Despite having […]
2003 – Kelowna puts Giants on the brink The first two games of this series were polar opposites, Game 1 had the Rockets winning 10-0 then the next night it took two overtimes for them to win Game 2. Vancouver was a severe underdog in what was their first […]
With the 2019-20 WHL regular season officially over with six games remaining on the Giants’ schedule due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it is prematurely that time of year….. Player awards. I have picked through the list of the team’s awards that are performance-based and not pre-determined by statistics, here […]
Saturday night saw the Vancouver Giants win their second game in as many nights against a depleted Victoria Royals team. Vancouver showed a balanced attack against the Royals, getting goals from five different skaters in a 6-2 victory. The under-manned Royals continued to be in tough coming into Saturday’s matchup. […]
In a rare Monday afternoon game, thanks to the Family Day holiday, the Vancouver Giants extended their winning streak to ten games with a 3-2 hard-fought win over the Seattle Thunderbirds. The win marks the team’s longest win streak since 2009. Monday was the tail-end of a home-and-home that started […]
On the night of Red Deer Rebels Head Coach Brent Sutter’s 1,000th game coached, the Giants were in no mood to let him celebrate with a win. Vancouver used its monicker to have a ‘Giant’ third period against Red Deer, scoring four unanswered goals, sealing up the team’s seventh straight […]
Welcome to the first edition of “Hawco’s Giant Thoughts“, my new weekly column surrounding the Vancouver Giants. (Real original name, I know.) This will be a place for opinions, stats, and just general news surrounding the Giants. Something a little bit more casual than game recaps and player features. I […]
With the dust beginning to settle hours after the fact, the Blazers might best describe Saturday’s game as a series of unfortunate events. Perhaps that will depend on the severity of the injury to Blazers’ starting goaltender Dylan Garand which ultimately overshadowed a 3-2 loss on home ice to the […]
Vancouver Giants leading scorer Tristen Nielsen was suspended one game for this hit on Kelowna’s Mark Liwiski.