The Vancouver Giants defeated the Americans tonight in a close match in overtime.
The boys took over the first period and scored a couple goals. Riley Sawchuk got the team on the board with the assist of Hyman and Hrabik. Sasha Mutala scored the second for the 2-0 lead.
The Giants did not stay behind for long, tying things up in the second period and taking the lead 3-2 at 13:35.
Tri-City, Kyle Olson, ties the game up once again following Bowen Byram’s goal at 14:59.
Jadon Joseph scored the Giants fourth goal. The Americans followed with their fourth from Parker AuCoin on a penalty shot in the third at 1:56.
Bowen Byram scored the game winning goal 2:39 OT.
Shots: 26-35 Vancouver.
Final score: VAN 5 – AMS 4
The Americans will take on the Seattle Thunderbirds at home this Saturday at 7:05 p.m. for CH2M Hill Military Appreciation Night. Tickets available at the Toyota Center Box Office and online here.
Paycen Bjorklund represents the WHL in this week’s CIBC CHL Showdown, vote here.