Giants Wrap Up Weekend With a 4-0 Victory Over Kelowna

Rik Fedyck

Sunday night at the Langley Events Centre the Vancouver Giants (3-2) returned to the win column thanks to a 4-0 decision over the Kelowna Rockets (3-1-1-0). Milos Roman and Justin Sourdif each scored twice for the G-Men while goaltender David Tendeck stopped all 14 shots fired his way between the pipes. Kelowna goaltender Cole Schwebius answered with 25 saves.



 1st Period:

 No Scoring

 Shots: 10-4 Vancouver

2nd Period:

 VAN – With a delayed penalty on the way, Milos Roman opened the scoring at 7:37 of the middle frame. Dylan Plouffe purposely fired a shot wide from the left-wing point, and the puck bounced perfectly to Roman at the right side of the goal.

VAN – Milos Roman struck again at 10:36 on a power play.  This time he converted from inside the left-wing circle. Bowen Byram and Dylan Plouffe assisted.

VAN – Justin Sourdif made it 3-0 off the rush at 16:40. His shot from the right-wing circle made its way past Cole Schwebius. Seth Bafaro and Bowen Byram earned helpers.

Shots: 16-4 Kelowna

3rd Period:

VAN – Justin Sourdif put the game away for the G-Men with an unassisted empty-netter at 19:11 of the final period.

Shots: 6-3 Kelowna

Final Score: Vancouver 4 – Kelowna 0

Final Shots: 29 – 14 Vancouver

David Tendeck: 14/14 saves for Vancouver (2-0)

Cole Schwebius: 25/28 saves for Kelowna (0-1)

Vancouver Power Play: 1/2

Kelowna Power Play: 6/6

3 Stars:

  • Tristen Nielsen (VAN – 7 shots)
  • Milos Roman (VAN – 2 goals)
  • Dylan Plouffe (VAN – 2 assists)

Next Game: The Vancouver Giants kick off their six-game Eastern Division road swing on Friday night when they clash with the Brandon Wheat Kings at 7:30 CST.


  • Milos Roman scored at least once in all three games this weekend for the Giants.
  • Justin Sourdif extended his point-streak to five straight games thanks to his two-goal outing on Sunday.
  • The Giants power play has scored at least once in each of their first five games.
  • David Tendeck is 2-0 on the season with a 0.50 goals-against-average and .976 save percentage.
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