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Giants are two games down after a hard-fought 4-3 defeat Saturday, May 7, in Kamloops at the hands of the Blazers in Game 2 of Round 2. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants suffer second loss in hard-fought road game against Kamloops

Penalties proved costly in the third period for the Giants

Giants are two games down after a hard-fought 4-3 defeat Saturday, May 7, in Kamloops at the hands of the Blazers in Game 2 of Round 2. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Friday night, May 6, at the Sandman Centre in Kamloops the Vancouver Giants dropped a 3-1 decision to the Kamloops Blazers in Game 1 of their Round 2 playoff series(Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Giants lose to Kamloops in Game 1 of series

Giants lone tally came from Adam Hall

Friday night, May 6, at the Sandman Centre in Kamloops the Vancouver Giants dropped a 3-1 decision to the Kamloops Blazers in Game 1 of their Round 2 playoff series(Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Monday night, May 3, at the Langley Events Centre in front of 3300-plus, the Vancouver Giants made some Western Hockey League history becoming the first eighth seeded team to knock off a top seed, thanks to a 6-3 Game 6 victory over the Everett Silvertips. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A historic win for Vancouver Giants over Everett

First eighth-seeded WHL team to knock off a top seed in playoffs

Monday night, May 3, at the Langley Events Centre in front of 3300-plus, the Vancouver Giants made some Western Hockey League history becoming the first eighth seeded team to knock off a top seed, thanks to a 6-3 Game 6 victory over the Everett Silvertips. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jesper Vikman’s 50-save shutout on Saturday, April 30, was a new single-game franchise record for the Vancouver Giants. There has also been no recorded shutout of 50-or-more saves in the WHL playoffs beyond 2004. (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jesper Vikman’s 50-save shutout on Saturday, April 30, was a new single-game franchise record for the Vancouver Giants. There has also been no recorded shutout of 50-or-more saves in the WHL playoffs beyond 2004. (Kristin Ostrowski/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants fall 6-2 against Everett Silvertips Wednesday night at Langley Events Centre. Quarter-finals rematch set for Friday night, again at LEC. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants seek to tie up quarter-finals tonight at home

After a 6-2 loss to Everett Wednesday at Langley Events Centre, the G-Men hope to turn things around

  • Apr 29, 2022
Giants fall 6-2 against Everett Silvertips Wednesday night at Langley Events Centre. Quarter-finals rematch set for Friday night, again at LEC. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Surrey-raised basketball player Sukhman Sandhu in action with UBC Thunderbirds. (Photo: Chuck Russell/UBC Athletics)

Surrey’s Sandhu shoots for pro career with Langley’s Bandits following U SPORTS basketball draft

‘Having a professional league here in Canada with a local team, I’m very excited about that and super interested’

  • Apr 21, 2022
Surrey-raised basketball player Sukhman Sandhu in action with UBC Thunderbirds. (Photo: Chuck Russell/UBC Athletics)
Vancouver Giants have become the final club to clinch a spot in the Western Hockey League playoffs. (WHL)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants clinch final WHL playoff spot

Series against Everett begins Friday

Vancouver Giants have become the final club to clinch a spot in the Western Hockey League playoffs. (WHL)
Alex Cotton on the ice for the Vancouver Giants Wednesday night in Seattle, where the G-Men were shut out 6-0 by the Thunderbirds. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Seattle runs over Vancouver Giants 6-0

With only 2 games left in season, it’s uncertain if G-Men will make it to western conference playoffs

  • Apr 14, 2022
Alex Cotton on the ice for the Vancouver Giants Wednesday night in Seattle, where the G-Men were shut out 6-0 by the Thunderbirds. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fraser Valley Bandits have signed former All-Canadian and University of Victoria standout Chris McLaughlin.(Bandits)

Fraser Valley Bandits centre Chris McLaughlin is returning

Former All-Canadian signs with Langley-based pro basketball team for upcoming season

Fraser Valley Bandits have signed former All-Canadian and University of Victoria standout Chris McLaughlin.(Bandits)
Rob Friend, a Canadian former professional soccer player, was named president of the new Langley-based Canadian Premier League franchise announced on Wednesday, April 13. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Rob Friend, a Canadian former professional soccer player, was named president of the new Langley-based Canadian Premier League franchise announced on Wednesday, April 13. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants are now back in sixth place in the Western Conference playoff standings after a 3-2 road victory Sunday afternoon, April 10, in Kelowna. Under-age goaltender Matthew Hutchison, 15, got his first WHL win. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A crucial win gets Giants back into 6th spot

Was first WHL win for 15-year-old goalie, who called it an ‘incredible’ experience

Vancouver Giants are now back in sixth place in the Western Conference playoff standings after a 3-2 road victory Sunday afternoon, April 10, in Kelowna. Under-age goaltender Matthew Hutchison, 15, got his first WHL win. (Steve Dunsmoor/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Giants fell to the Portland Winterhawks at Langley Events Centre Friday night, by the score of 7-2. ( Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Portland knocks Vancouver Giants down another notch

G-Men kicks off weekend with 7-2 loss to Winterhawks at the Langley Events Centre

  • Apr 9, 2022
Giants fell to the Portland Winterhawks at Langley Events Centre Friday night, by the score of 7-2. ( Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Coming to Langley Events Centre June 13 to 19 is the inaugural BC Basketball Festival, including Fraser Valley Bandits action. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Provincial basketball festival announced in Langley

Fraser Valley Bandits’ pro team will be among hosts of multi-facet, multi-day event in June

  • Apr 3, 2022
Coming to Langley Events Centre June 13 to 19 is the inaugural BC Basketball Festival, including Fraser Valley Bandits action. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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3 former NHL stars coming to Langley for Collectibles Experience event April 8-10

Also at the LEC, new BC Basketball Festival in mid-June co-hosted by Fraser Valley Bandits team

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A rematch against Seattle Thunderbirds didn’t work out well for a shorthanded Vancouver Giants team, who fell 6-2 in Washington Saturday night. (Brian Liesse/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Suspensions and injuries cost Giants another game against Seattle

G-Men gearing up for back-to-back games against Spokane next weekend at Langley Events Centre

  • Mar 27, 2022
A rematch against Seattle Thunderbirds didn’t work out well for a shorthanded Vancouver Giants team, who fell 6-2 in Washington Saturday night. (Brian Liesse/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Murphy Burnatowski has been a Badger, a Stinger, and now a Bandit. The 6 ft. 7 in. forward has joined the Fraser Valley team that will be playing out of Langley Events Centre starting in June. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Left-handed sharpshooter signs to pro basketball in Langley ahead of season

Fraser Valley Bandits sign Murphy Burnatowski for Canadian Elite Basketball season coming in June

Murphy Burnatowski has been a Badger, a Stinger, and now a Bandit. The 6 ft. 7 in. forward has joined the Fraser Valley team that will be playing out of Langley Events Centre starting in June. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver Giants fell in overtime to the Tri-City Americans, by the score of 2-1, at Langley Events Centre on Wednesday. Next they host Spokane Friday night. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants fall in overtime to Americans

G-Men snag single point Wednesday in overtime loss to Tri-City

Vancouver Giants fell in overtime to the Tri-City Americans, by the score of 2-1, at Langley Events Centre on Wednesday. Next they host Spokane Friday night. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A scrum between the White Rock Whalers and Delta Ice Hawks occurs in front of the net during the first period of Game 3. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)

Whalers, Ice Hawks working overtime in PJHL conference finals

Game 6 to be played Tuesday night at White Rock’s Centennial Arena

A scrum between the White Rock Whalers and Delta Ice Hawks occurs in front of the net during the first period of Game 3. (Alistair Burns/White Rock Whalers photo)
Semiahmoo’s Cole Bekkering (#14) and Oak Bay’s Heath Taylor jump for a loose ball during Wednesday night’s first-round game at BC School Sports 4A Senior Boys Provincial Championships. (Gary Ahuja/LEC photo)

South Surrey teams advance at B.C. senior boys hoops championships

Semiahmoo, Elgin Park and Southridge all play quarter-final games Thursday

Semiahmoo’s Cole Bekkering (#14) and Oak Bay’s Heath Taylor jump for a loose ball during Wednesday night’s first-round game at BC School Sports 4A Senior Boys Provincial Championships. (Gary Ahuja/LEC photo)
Malcolm Duvivier has signed up for a third season with the Langley-based Fraser Valley Bandits of the Canadian Elite Basketball League, the team announced on Tuesday, March 8. (Fraser Valley Bandits, Canadian Elite Basketball League/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Malcolm Duvivier has signed up for a third season with the Langley-based Fraser Valley Bandits of the Canadian Elite Basketball League, the team announced on Tuesday, March 8. (Fraser Valley Bandits, Canadian Elite Basketball League/Special to Langley Advance Times)