For Immediate Release: September 30, 2022
Photos by: ROB WILTON
Langley, BC – The Giants got their first win of the season at the LEC Friday night. Halaburda netted a pair, and Honzek and Gronick each scored their first for the G-Men. Jesper Vikman grabbed his first win of the season.
VAN: Ty Halaburda opened the scoring eleven minutes in, shovelling in a rebound for a power play goal.
VIC: Anthony Wilson answered back two minutes later with a top-corner snipe off a 2-on-1.
VAN: Samuel Honzek scored his first goal in the WHL at 14:40 of the second period, it would stand to be the game winner.
VAN: Kyren Gronick netted his first as a Giant on a rebound in the slot at 14:15 of the third.
VAN: Ty Halaburda capped off the night with his second of the game, a deflection on a point shot from Mazden Leslie.
Final Score: Vancouver 4 – Victoria 1
Final Shots: Vancouver 29 – Victoria 16
Jesper Vikman: 15/16 saves for Vancouver
Campbell Arnold: 25/29 saves for Victoria
Vancouver Power Play: 1/3
Victoria Power Play: 0/2
1) Ty Thorpe (VAN)
2) Samuel Honzek (VAN)
3) Kyren Gronick (VAN)
Next Game: The Giants head south to Kent, WA to take on the Seattle Thunderbirds tomorrow night.