The Vancouver Giants in conjunction with the Western Hockey League released their 2018 preseason schedule this afternoon. The Giants kick off their 18th season in the WHL with six exhibition games beginning on August 31st in Everett, WA as part of the annual six-team Everett tournament. The Giants will play three games in a span of three days in Everett from August 31st through September 2nd before returning home the following weekend to host a four-team tournament of their own at the Langley Events Centre.
The Giants will play three home games in a span of three days beginning Friday, September 7th at 7:00 PM against their 2018 playoff foes, the Victoria Royals. The next night at 7:00 PM, the G-Men will take the ice against their rivals from the North, the Prince George Cougars before wrapping up their rivalry weekend against the 2018 Western Conference champions, the Everett Silvertips on Sunday, September 9th at 4:00 PM.
The Giants full preseason schedule can be found below:
Vancouver Giants 2018 Preseason Schedule
Friday, August 31st – Vancouver Giants vs. Seattle Thunderbirds (11:30 AM in Everett, WA)
Saturday, September 1st – Vancouver Giants vs. Spokane Chiefs (3:00 PM in Everett, WA)
Sunday, September 2nd – Vancouver Giants vs. Tri-City Americans (11:30 AM in Everett, WA)
Friday, September 7th – Victoria Royals vs. Vancouver Giants (7:00 PM at the LEC)
Saturday, September 8th – Prince George Cougars vs. Vancouver Giants (7:00 PM at the LEC)
Sunday, September 9th – Everett Silvertips vs. Vancouver Giants (4:00 PM at the LEC)
* The Giants preseason tournament at the Langley Events Centre also includes a showdown between the Everett Silvertips and Victoria Royals on Saturday, September 8th at 3:00 PM and at NOON on Sunday, September 9th the Prince George Cougars will clash with the Victoria Royals.
The WHL’s 2018 regular season schedule will be revealed later this month.