Vancouver Giants

Zack Ostapchuk has become the first ever Giant to be drafted by the Ottawa Senators (file)

Two Giants drafted by NHL teams

Ostaphuk and Lysell get the call

 

Justin Sourdif is among 51 players invited to attend Hockey Canada’s National Junior Team summer development camp. (Giants)

Sourdif called to national training camp

Giants forward among 51 players to receive invitations

 

Giants head coach Michael Dyck and Giants athletic therapist Mike Burnstein have been named to Canada’s national junior hockey team. (Jamison Derksen/Giants)

Giants coach, athletic therapist named to Canada’s Junior national team

World Junior Championship tournament kicks off Dec. 26

 

Cade McNelly (L) and Payton Mount are the newest Vancouver Giants, the Langley-based team announced, (VancouverGiants)

Giants draft two from Seattle

Newest additions mix skill and experience, GM says

Cade McNelly (L) and Payton Mount are the newest Vancouver Giants, the Langley-based team announced, (VancouverGiants)
Vancouver Giants have hired Brodie St. Jacques as the Langley-based team’s new Equipment Manager.(Pure Life Photography)

Giants announce new equipment manager

Langley-based team hires Brodie St. Jacques

Vancouver Giants have hired Brodie St. Jacques as the Langley-based team’s new Equipment Manager.(Pure Life Photography)
Jesper Vikman is the third Swedish-born player ever selected by the Giants in the CHL Import Draft. (Giants graphic by Jamison Derksen)

Vancouver Giants draft Swedish goaltender Jesper Vikman.

Third player ever from Sweden to be picked by Langley-based team in CHL draft

Jesper Vikman is the third Swedish-born player ever selected by the Giants in the CHL Import Draft. (Giants graphic by Jamison Derksen)
When they last met, Giants fell 3-0 to the Prince George Cougars. Both will renew their rivalry in Maple Ridge on Sept. 24. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)

Vancouver Giants to play preseason games in Maple Ridge, Delta

Exhibition schedule will start in September

When they last met, Giants fell 3-0 to the Prince George Cougars. Both will renew their rivalry in Maple Ridge on Sept. 24. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)
Vancouver Giants will return to the ice on Oct. 8, hosting the Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Giants will renew division rivalry with Cougars when season resumes in October

First game at Langley Events Centre since February of last year

Vancouver Giants will return to the ice on Oct. 8, hosting the Prince George Cougars at Langley Events Centre. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Justin Sourdif was named both the B.C. Division player of the year and the top scorer, goaltender Trent Miner earned goaltender of the year honours and defenceman Alex Kannok Leipert was named the defenceman of the year. (Giants/special to Langley Advance Times)
Justin Sourdif was named both the B.C. Division player of the year and the top scorer, goaltender Trent Miner earned goaltender of the year honours and defenceman Alex Kannok Leipert was named the defenceman of the year. (Giants/special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants head coach Michael Dyck helped Team Canada to comeback win. (Vancouver Giants/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: International hockey gold for Vancouver Giants coach

Michael Dyck helped coach Team Canada to comeback

Vancouver Giants head coach Michael Dyck helped Team Canada to comeback win. (Vancouver Giants/special to Langley Advance Times)
Four players from the Langley-based Vancouver Giants have been named to the WHL B.C. Division all-star team (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Four Vancouver Giants players make all-star team

Miner, Alex Kannok Leipert, forwards Tristen Nielsen and Justin Sourdif named to WHL B.C. Division

Four players from the Langley-based Vancouver Giants have been named to the WHL B.C. Division all-star team (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The moment when the WHL draw gave the 11th spot in the first round of the 2021 draft to the Langley-based Vancouver Giants. (Screenshot)
The moment when the WHL draw gave the 11th spot in the first round of the 2021 draft to the Langley-based Vancouver Giants. (Screenshot)
Zack Ostapchuk scored seven goals and added nine assists for 16 points this past season as a forward with the Vancouver Giants. (Tricia Mercuri/Special to Langley Advance Times)

NHL scouts keeping watchful eye on Giants forward Zack Ostapchuk

18-year-old places #60 on list of young hockey players worthy of attention

Zack Ostapchuk scored seven goals and added nine assists for 16 points this past season as a forward with the Vancouver Giants. (Tricia Mercuri/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Colorado has had its eye on Vancouver Giants netminder Trent Miner for some time, signing him in 2019 and putting him on the ice with the AHL Colorado Eagles for six games earlier this season. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Giants goalie signs to NHL Avalanche

Manitoba native, recently lauded for humanitarian efforts, key in Vancouver net last three seasons

Colorado has had its eye on Vancouver Giants netminder Trent Miner for some time, signing him in 2019 and putting him on the ice with the AHL Colorado Eagles for six games earlier this season. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Goaltender Trent Miner received a number of team accolades last week, including the White Spot humanitarian of the year award. Vancouver Giants presented its team awards to a number of players who excelled both on and off the ice this season. (Graphics By Jamison Derksen)

Giants goalie earns humanitarian award

Vancouver’s WHL team gives special thanks and recognition to several of its 2020-21 players

Goaltender Trent Miner received a number of team accolades last week, including the White Spot humanitarian of the year award. Vancouver Giants presented its team awards to a number of players who excelled both on and off the ice this season. (Graphics By Jamison Derksen)
Vancouver Giants head coach Michael Dyck will be joining Team Canada as an Assistant Coach for the 2021 IIHF World Championships(Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants head coach Michael Dyck named to Team Canada

Will be assistant Coach at 2021 IIHF World Championships

Vancouver Giants head coach Michael Dyck will be joining Team Canada as an Assistant Coach for the 2021 IIHF World Championships(Rob Wilton/special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants ended their season in style, with 6-1 victory over Victoria Tuesday night, May 11. Justin Sourdif extended the Giants lead to 3-1 at the 15:07 mark of the middle frame. (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants ended their season in style, with 6-1 victory over Victoria Tuesday night, May 11. Justin Sourdif extended the Giants lead to 3-1 at the 15:07 mark of the middle frame. (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants celebrated a Justin Sourdif goal Saturday night in Kamloops. Giants dropped a 3-1 decision to Kamloops, a game that clinched the 2020-21 B.C. Division banner for the Blazers. (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants drop 3-1 decision to Kamloops

Third-period rally should have come sooner: coach

Vancouver Giants celebrated a Justin Sourdif goal Saturday night in Kamloops. Giants dropped a 3-1 decision to Kamloops, a game that clinched the 2020-21 B.C. Division banner for the Blazers. (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants earned a 6-2 victory over the visiting Kelowna Rockets Friday night, May 7, in Kamloops (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants down Kelowna Rockets 6-2

Two short-handed goals for Langley-based team

Vancouver Giants earned a 6-2 victory over the visiting Kelowna Rockets Friday night, May 7, in Kamloops (Allen Douglas/special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants fell 3-0 to the Prince George Cougars in Kamloops on Wednesday night. They have three games left in the regular season, with no playoffs or championships planned due to COVID. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)

VIDEO: ‘Do or die’ for Giants heading into final three games

Vancouver’s WHL team faces off against Kelowna, Kamloops, and Victoria after 3-0 loss to Cougars

  • May 6, 2021
Giants fell 3-0 to the Prince George Cougars in Kamloops on Wednesday night. They have three games left in the regular season, with no playoffs or championships planned due to COVID. (Allen Douglas/Special to Black Press Media)