Sunday's WHL Match-up

Sun Sep 20

CRAIG CUNNINGHAM AND THE VANCOUVER GIANTS HOST PRAB RAI AND THE SEATTLE THUNDERBIRDS – Craig Cunningham and the Vancouver Giants (1-1-0-0) welcome Prab Rai and the Seattle Thunderbirds (1-1-0-0) for the lone Western Hockey League contest on Sunday, September 20th.


The Giants are coming off a 4-2 loss to the visiting Everett Silvertips on Saturday night after winning their opening contest in overtime in Kelowna on Thursday.  Cunningham has two goals and three assists through the Giants’ first two contests of the season.


The Thunderbirds fell 5-0 to the visiting Portland Winterhawks on Saturday night following their opening-night 4-3 victory over the visiting Silvertips.  Rai, the T-Birds’ leading returning scorer from last year, has one goal through his first two contests this season.


It’s the first of four meetings this season between the Giants and Thunderbirds.  The teams split four meetings last season, with the home team winning on each occasion.