Giants Can’t Overcome Early Hole vs Americans

Rob Wilton

For Immediate Release: January 15, 2023

Photo by: Rob Wilton

Langley, BC – The Giants fell into a deep hole and couldn’t dig themselves out of it, as they fell 7-3 on home ice to the Tri-City Americans Sunday afternoon.

1st Period:

TC: Tri-City opened the scoring 4:11 into the game as Tyson Greenway slipped one in from the half wall on the power play.

TC: Alex Serraglio doubled the Americans lead 6:14 later.

2nd Period:

TC: Jalen Luypen added a third 1:04 into the second on a rebound off a partial break.

TC: Chase Friedt-Mohr increased the lead to four 1:13 later on a delayed penalty.

TC: Parker Bell made it 5-0 with a shorthanded goal 9:28 into the period.

TC: Elouann Lemonnier increased the Tri-City lead to six just 3:20 later on a rebound at the side of the net.

TC: Ethan Ernst buried a powerplay goal with 1:50 to go in the period.

3rd Period:

VAN: Kyren Gronick got the Giants on the board 6:14 into the third period on a rebound.

VAN: Midway through the period, Mazden Leslie scored a powerplay goal on a great individual effort.

VAN: Ty Halaburda finished the scoring for the evening off a low play on a delayed penalty with 1:36 left.


Final Score: Vancouver 3 – Tri-City 7

Final Shots:

Tri-City: 31

Vancouver: 21

Brett Mirwald: 12/13 saves for Vancouver

Jesper Vikman: 12/17 saves for Vancouver

Tomas Suchanek: 18/21 saves for Tri-City

Vancouver Power Play: 1/6

Tri-City Power Play: 2/4

3 Stars:

1)   Luypen (TC)

2)   Bell (TC)

3)   Leslie (VAN)

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