Royals Double Up Giants In Their Own Barn

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Photos by: Chris Relke

Sunday night at the LEC the Vancouver Giants (7-7) wrapped up their weekend with a 3-1 loss to the Victoria Royals (4-4-1-0). Sean Gulka notched a goal and an assist for the Royals while goaltender Brock Gould turned aside 26 shots for the win.

Giants captain Alex Kannok Leipert had the Giants lone tally which came late in the third period with the net empty. David Tendeck stopped 21 of 23 shots in goal for Vancouver

 1st Period:

Photos by: Chris Relke
Photos by: Chris Relke

 VIC – Mitchell Prowse opened the scoring for the Royals at 15:19 off a shot from the left-wing circle. River Fahey and Sean Gulka assisted on the play.

VIC – Just under three minutes later at 18:17, Sean Gulka doubled the Royals lead with a power play goal. Assists came via Gary Haden and Nolan Jones.

Shots: 13-10 Victoria

2nd Period:

No Scoring.

Shots: 6-3 Victoria

Photos by: Chris Relke
Photos by: Chris Relke

3rd Period:

VAN – With one minute and 22 seconds remaining, Giants captain Alex Kannok Leipert moved the Giants back within one when he crashed the net and converted off a Dylan Plouffe rebound. Tristen Nielsen added the second assist on the goal that was scored six-on-five.

VIC – Back came the Royals at 19:36. Tarun Fizer put the game out of reach with an empty-net goal at 19:36, clinching the fourth win of the season for the Royals.

Shots: 14 – 5 Vancouver