Marko Stacha has quietly become a key part of the Giant’s blueline this season. The 19-year-old Slovakian defender has been a staple on the penalty kill and is a big reason the Giants find themselves ranked fifth in the WHL and first in the BC Divison. Despite the language […]
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WHL Names Goaltender of the Week With a 1.33 GAA & .958 SV%, @tgoats_35 of the @PGCougars is WHL Goaltender of the Week! DETAILS 📰 | https://t.co/AZUuFS58H3 pic.twitter.com/6bmBzMmvgh — The WHL (@TheWHL) May 3, 2021 The WHL has named Prince George Cougars Taylor Gauthier ‘Goaltender of the Week’. Gauthier was […]
Silvertips clinch U.S. Division crown For the 8th time in 18 seasons … U.S. Division champions!!!⁰⁰#LetsGoTips pic.twitter.com/hiLxmsH42q — Everett Silvertips (@WHLsilvertips) May 2, 2021 With four games remaining in their schedule, the Everett Silvertips have clinched the US Division title. Everett is 15-4-0-0 this season and has a nine-point lead […]
Mazden Leslie is slowly becoming a fan favourite in Vancouver. The 16-year-old rookie defenceman has five goals in 11 games so far and is developing into a serious offensive threat from the blueline. Leslie, who was selected 10th overall by the Giants in the 2020 Bantam Draft, is already […]
One of sports’ oldest adages is that blocked shots win championships. Well what if there’s no championship on the line? What’s the point of putting your body on the line if there’s nothing to play for? Six current members of the WHL have no problem explaining why blocking shots is still a crucial element to the game in this abbreviated season.
The Giants have been unbeatable defensively this season. They have shutout opponents five times in 11 games so far this season. One main reason for their success has been the penalty kill. Top of the league The Giants’ penalty kill ranks second in the WHL with an 89.4% efficiency […]
Daily Dose of the DUB: 20-21 WHL Playoffs canceled, Marleau new NHL all-time games played record holder, and more!
Western Hockey League officially cancels 2020-21 Playoffs The 2020-21 WHL Season will conclude following the completion of the 24-game Regular Season schedule. DETAILS 📰 | https://t.co/TSNBquDn2V pic.twitter.com/EKGPQV4dGp — The WHL (@TheWHL) April 19, 2021 Following an unprecedented season in which the WHL teams were only able to commit to a […]
Sim earns first WHL shutout RECAP: Drew Sim notched his first career @TheWHL shutout and Sourdif, Kannok Leipert, Leslie and Nielsen supplied the offense as the G-Men prevailed 4-0 over the Victoria Royals. More 📎: https://t.co/R7hmxYsCxO pic.twitter.com/0eXZdMiJ9P — Vancouver Giants (@WHLGiants) April 16, 2021 Vancouver Giants 2003-born goaltender Drew Sim […]
Drew Sim collected his first career point to go along with his first career shutout as the Giants sunk the Royals 4-0. The Giants are now 3-0 versus the Royals and have scored four goals in each game this season. The Giants now have six wins on the season […]
Jeannot scores first NHL goal Let's go, JEANNOT! pic.twitter.com/dmzhI2JxyF — Nashville Predators (@PredsNHL) April 14, 2021 Forward Tanner Jeannot (267GP, 77G, 93A with Moose Jaw ’14-’18) scored his first NHL goal in the Nashville Predators 7-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning. It was Jeannot’s third NHL game. Undrafted, Jeannot […]