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Giants Fall 4-2 at Home Friday

Rob Wilton

For Immediate Release: January 13, 2023

Photo by: Rob Wilton

Langley, BC – Two goals from newly-minted captain Ty Thorpe weren’t enough as the Spokane Chiefs sent the LEC crowd home unhappy, beating Vancouver 4-2

1st Period:

SPO: Ben Bonni opened the scoring 3:56 into the game, capitalizing on a turnover.

VAN: Ty Thorpe tied the game 4:45 later, grabbing a rebound in a scrum after a rush.

VAN: Thorpe scored again 14:34 into the period, putting in his second rebound to put the Giants ahead.

2nd Period:

SPO: Chase Bertholet tied the game on a power play 1:01 into the second period.

3rd Period:

SPO: Tommaso De Luca put home the game-winner on a 3-on-1 rush before the third period was five minutes old.

SPO: Chase Bertholet added an insurance goal shorthanded with 2:01 left in the game.

GAME SUMMARY

Final Score: Vancouver 2 – Spokane 4

Final Shots:

Spokane: 24

Vancouver: 30

Brett Mirwald: 20/24 saves for Vancouver

Cooper Michaluk: 28/30 saves for Spokane

Vancouver Power Play: 0/2

Spokane Power Play: 1/2

3 Stars:

1)   Thorpe (VAN)

2)   Bertholet (SPO)

3)   De Luca (SPO)

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