Giants advance to Western Conference final

Vancouver sweeps Victoria after 6-1 win in game four

The Vancouver Giants are off to the WHL’s Western Conference final.

Thursday night in Victoria the Giants completed a four-game sweep of the Victoria Royals thanks to a 6-1 victory.

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Captain Jared Dmytriw led the Giants with a goal and two assists while Bowen Byram, Lukas Svejkovsky, Owen Hardy and Dallas Hines also registered goals.

David Tendeck stopped 17 of the 18 shots fired his way in the Giants net.

D-Jay Jerome had the lone goal for the Royals while Griffen Outhouse stopped 27 shots for Victoria in his final WHL game.

The Giants are now off as they await their next opponent. It looks to be the Spokane Chiefs who have a 3-0 series lead over the Everett Silvertips. Game four in that series is Friday night in Spokane with a potential game five Saturday in Everett.

In the Eastern Conference, the Edmonton Oil Kings have advanced to the conference final following a four-game sweep of the Calgary Hitmen.

Edmonton awaits the winner of the Prince Albert/Saskatoon series which is now knotted at two games apiece thanks to the Blades 4-1 win Wednesday night.

Game five in the series is Friday night in Prince Albert with game six back in Saskatoon on Sunday.

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