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Giants Come Up Short in Brandon

 

Richard Nejezchleb and John Quenneville had two goals each to help lift the Brandon Wheat Kings to a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Giants Friday night at Westman Place.

Jackson Houck opened the scoring with his first of the season late in the first period.

The Wheat Kings came back to score three goals in the second to take a 3-1 lead going into the intermission.

Dalton Thrower scored on the power play just over five minutes into the third period in his Giants debut to pull Vancouver within one.

Brandon scored about six minutes later to restore their two-goal lead.

Anthony Ast notched his third of the season at 13:59 to cut the Wheat Kings’ lead to 4-3, which would prove to be the final score of the game.

Both Thrower and Ast had a goal and an assist on the night.

Brett Kulak and Arvin Atwal each had a fight and an assist in the game. Cain Franson, and Ty Ronning had the other assists.

Mason Geertsen also dropped the gloves against the Wheat Kings.

The Giants outshot the Wheat Kings 30-24 and were 1-for-5 on the power play.

VIEW THE GAME SUMMARY HERE

WATCH THE HIGHLIGHTS HERE

 

Next Game: Saturday October 5 at Moose Jaw, 6:00pm (PDT) [Listen to the game on Team 1410]

Next Home Game: Friday October 18 vs Kamloops, 7:30pm [Buy tickets HERE]

 

[Photo Credit: Chris Relke. August 31]

 

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