Vancouver Giants

The Vancouver Giants are a Canadian ice hockey team from Vancouver, British Columbia, which currently plays in the Junior League WHL. 2007 Giants won the Memorial Cup, and therefore the world's most important trophy in Junior Hockey. Play their home games in the franchise in the Pacific Coliseum, the second largest stadium in the entire WHL.

The team owners are Ron Toigo, Hockey Hall of Famer Gordie Howe and Pat Quinn, a former coach and general manager of the National Hockey League. Since December 2008, the Canadian singer Michael Bublé is co-owner of the team.


In the 2001 /02 season, the team took on the game mode, the first season the Giants went but overall extremely unsuccessful, 49 defeats were compared with only 13 wins and six draws. In 2003, however, the team from Vancouver for the first time reached the play-offs, where you failed then, however, in the first round to the Kelowna Rockets. 2004 Play-Offs were reached again after you had the Kamloops Blazers defeated in the first round, but they lost in the second round against the Everett Silvertips.

Despite the moderate success in the following season, the Giants quickly developed into a very popular team in the region, which attracted over 16,000 fans partly to his home stadium. In the 2005/06 season, the Giants played the best first round of their club's history in the playoffs was reached after victories over the Prince George Cougars, the Portland Winter Hawks and the Everett Silvertips the final of the President's Cup, the championship of the WHL, which eventually was won against the Moose Jaw Warriors. In addition, forward Gilbert Brulé the Most Valuable Player of the playoffs was chosen.

In the final series to the Memorial Cup in 2006, the championship of the umbrella organization CHL, which is played annually between the masters of Canada's three top junior leagues WHL, OHL and QMJHL, the Giants reached the semi-finals, then lost, however, against the Moose Jaw Warriors.

Although the Vancouver Giants failed in the WHL Finals 2007 at the Medicine Hat Tigers, as host you, however, took part in the Memorial Cup in 2007, which one could finally win over the Tigers with a 3-1.


Former Players

The following players who were active for the Vancouver Giants, played in the course of her career in the National Hockey League:

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