Brendan Rouse scored two goals to help the Vancouver Giants beat the Kamloops Blazers 5-3 Wednesday night at the Interior Savings Centre.
Rouse, the game’s third star, scored 5:53 into the third period to break a two-all tie, and Travis McEvoy scored just over 5 minutes later to give the Giants a 4-2 lead.
The Blazers scored at 13:58 to pull within one of Vancouver, but Rouse scored again on the power play to lift the Giants to a 5-3 victory.
Cain Franson had a goal and an assist in the game, and Dalton Sward scored the other goal for Vancouver.
The win is Vancouver’s first back-to-back win since the middle of November.
Giants’ goalie Jared Rathjen faced 37 shots and was the first star of the game.
Vancouver went 1-for-4 on the power play and had 38 shots on goal.
Giants’ Next Game: Friday March 1 vs. Lethbridge Hurricanes at the Pacific Coliseum, 7:30pm (Gordie Howe’s 85th Birthday Celebration)