Hawks swept by Giants

— image credit:

After a pair of losses to the league-leading Vancouver Giants, the Valley West Hawks find themselves in a three-way battle for a playoff position in the B.C. Hockey Major Midget League. The Hawks failed to pick up a point last weekend, dropping a pair of 3-1 decisions to the Giants. Valley West, in sixth place, is now just three points up on the North Island Silvertips and six ahead of the Fraser Valley Bruins in the race for the final playoff position. Both the Silvertips and Bruins have 10 games remaining, with just eight contests left on the Valley West schedule. Mitch Friesen of Surrey scored the lone goal early in the second period of Saturday’s home game at the Langley Events Centre, a tally which briefly tied the game. The Giants took the lead less than a minute later, and were up 3-1 after 40 minutes. The Giants were up 2-0 in the second period when Valley West netted their lone goal Sunday in Burnaby. Danton Heinen of Langley scored, with Surrey defenceman Jerret Smith and Lange drawing the assists. The Hawks play Fraser Valley in two very important games next weekend, facing off Saturday night in Abbotsford before a rematch Sunday at 3:15 p.m. at the Langley Events Centre.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Hand over the driving reins to Operation Red Nose
Grants still available for science, technology projects in School District 43
MINOR FOOTBALL: Coquitlam Chargers out of playoffs
Rare pinto deer shot and killed
Home is where her art is
Ridge economic development manager now on Abby council
BCCLA: Cities must set up prison polling stations for elections
Two police officers hospitalized after being rammed by stolen truck in Surrey
Rooftop deck raises concern for neighbours of planned White Rock duplex

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 20 edition online now. Browse the archives.