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G-MEN BEAT VICTORIA 4-1 FRIDAY NIGHT

Rob Wilton

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.

1st Period:

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.

2nd Period:

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.

3rd Period:

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.

 

GAME SUMMARY

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

 

3 Stars:

 

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.

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