For the first time in a span of 12 games, the Vancouver Giants lost a hockey game. Saturday night in front of nearly 8000-strong in Everett, WA the Giants (30-21-3-2) dropped a 2-1 decision to the Everett Silvertips (39-12-3-1). Gage Concalves’ power play goal late in the third period broke up the 1-1 score and sent Everett to their fifth victory in a row. Bryce Kindopp also scored for Everett. The Giants got their lone goal from Milos Roman and received 33 saves from Trent Miner. It marked the end of a spectacular 11-game winning streak for the Vancouver Giants, matching their longest ever regular season winning streak (Set in 2008-09).
THE GIANTS STREAK ENDS AT 11
VAN – At 19:09 of the first period, Milos Roman (22) positioned himself in the slot and one-timed home a Bowen Byram pass on a Giants power play to stake the Giants to a 1-0 lead.
Shots: 10 – 7 Everett
EVT – Bryce Kindopp (34) redirected home a Cole Fonstad pass off the rush to tie the score 1-1. Gage Goncalves added the second assist.
Shots: 8-7 Everett.
EVT – At 15:19 of the third period, Gage Goncalves (29) put Everett ahead 2-1 off a one-timer from the right-wing circle. The Goncalves goal came on a power play and was set up by Cole Fonstad and Wyatte Wylie.
Shots: 17-2 Everett
Final Score: Everett 2 – Vancouver 1
Final Shots: 35-16 Everett
Trent Miner: 33/35 saves for Vancouver ((12-8-2=1)
Dustin Wolf: 15/16 saves for Everett (29-9-2-0)
Vancouver Power Play: 1/2
Everett Power Play: 1/4
- Gage Concalves (EVT – 1G, 1A)
- Bryce Kindopp (EVT – 1G)
- Trent Miner (VAN – 33 Saves)
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- Bowen Byram extended his point streak to 11-games. In that span, Byram has compiled 22 points (7G, 15A).
- Eric Florchuk’s point streak is now at a league-best 13-games. During that span he’s recorded 5 goals and 17 assists for 22 points.
- The Giants finish the season with an 0-4 record against Everett. All four games were decided by a single goal.
- Vancouver’s power play has now clicked in 12 of the past 13 games.
- With the loss, the Giants now sit two points back of Victoria for second place in the B.C. Division standings. The G-Men still hold two games in hand on the Royals. The two teams face each other three times next weekend.