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Vancouver Giants Fall to Hurricanes Sunday Night at Home

Rik Fedyck

For the first time in a span of six November games, the Vancouver Giants (11-9-1-1) fell in regulation. Sunday night at the LEC the Giants dropped a 6-0 decision to the Lethbridge Hurricanes (14-6-0-3). Six different Hurricanes found the back of the net while goaltender Carl Tetachuk made 17 saves to secure the shutout. Trent Miner made 34 saves in response for the Giants.

 GIANTS REGULATION UNBEATEN STREAK SNAPPED AT SIX GAMES

BOX SCORE

 1st Period:

 No Scoring.

Shots: 12-5 Lethbridge

2nd Period:

LET – Zack Stringer (2) opened the scoring for Lethbridge at 3:06 on a low backhand shot off a clear-cut breakaway attempt.

LET – A minute and 50 seconds later, Jett Jones (3) made it 2-0 off a low shot from in close.

LET – Dino Kambeitz (7) extended the Lethbridge lead to 3-0 at the 15:03 mark. Alex Thacker and Justin Hall both assisted.

Shots: 12-6 Lethbridge

3rd Period:

LET – Oliver Okuliar notched his league-leading 17th goal of the season off the rush at 5:19 to push the Lethbridge lead to 4-0.

LET – Logan Barlage (4) made it 5-0 for Lethbridge on a rebound at 9:26 on a power play.

LET – With 17 seconds remaining in the game, Noah Boyko tucked home his fourth of the season off a Ty Prefontaine rebound to make it 6-0.

Final Score: Lethbridge 6 – Vancouver 0

Final Shots: 40 – 17 Lethbridge

Trent Miner: 34/40 saves for Vancouver (5-5-1-1)

Carl Tetachuk: 17/17 saves for Lethbridge (8-3-0-3)

Lethbridge: 1/6 on the Power Play

Vancouver: 0/0 on the Power Play

3 Stars:

  • Calen Addison (LET – 2 assists)
  • Justin Hall (LET – 2 assists)
  • Evan Patrician (VAN – 3 shots)

Next Giants Game: Wednesday night in Portland against the Winterhawks at 7:05 PM.

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