In front of 4139 strong on Friday night, the Vancouver Giants completed one of their most thrilling victories in recent memory to extend their winning streak to a franchise record-tying 11 straight (regular season) games. Michael Dyck’s Giants (30-20-3-2) scored four unanswered goals in the third period to erase a 5-2 deficit and give themselves a 6-5 victory over the Calgary Hitmen. Justin Sourdif led the Giants with three goals, including the tying and winning markers. Bowen Byram (1G, 2A) and Tristen Nielsen (3A) also added three point nights for the Giants who are now ranked second in the B.C. Division standings. Luke Prokop responded with two goals for Calgary while three others had multi-point games.
Eric Florchuk (12 games), Bowen Byram (10 games), Justin Sourdif (10 games), Tristen Nielsen (6 games) all extended their lengthy point streaks on Friday night.
With the win the Giants now have 65 points and are ranked second in the B.C. Division standings. The Victoria Royals also have 65 points, but they have played in two more games than the Giants have.