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Raiders Rewind: Game 2, 2019 Rogers WHL Championship Series

Raiders Rewind: Game 2, 2019 Rogers WHL Championship Series

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Location: Art Hauser Centre, Prince Albert, SK

Watch: YouTube

Original Game Preview | Game Program

Setting the Scene

The Raiders fell 5-4 in Game 1 of the 2019 Rogers WHL Championship. After falling behind 2-0 in the first period on goals from Dylan Plouffe and Dawson Holt, Brett Leason cut the Giants’ lead in half with his sixth of the WHL Playoffs 3:20 into the middle frame.

About two minutes later, Jared Dmytriw restored Vancouver’s two-goal advantage. The Raiders responded quickly as Noah Gregor struck for the eighth time in the WHL Playoffs 6:17 into the second. With 3:15 to play in the second, Dante Hannoun tied the game at 3-3 with his 10th goal in the postseason.

When it looked like it was going to be a 3-3 tie in the second intermission, Yannik Valenti and Dawson Holt scored 14 seconds apart in the final 30 seconds of the second to make it a 5-3 game.

Jeremy Masella scored 2:50 into the third period to bring the Raiders back within one, but it was as close as they came as the Giants held on for the 5-4 victory.

Point Leaders (As of May 4)

Prince Albert Vancouver
Dante Hannoun (10G-7A) Bowen Byram (7G-15A)
Noah Gregor (8G-9A) Davis Koch (2G-16A)
Brett Leason (6G-11A) Jared Dmytriw (8G-8A)
Aliaksei Protas (11G-5A) Dawson Holt (7G-7A)
Sean Montgomery (8G-3A) Dylan Plouffe (5G-9A)

Starting Goaltenders

  • Prince Albert – Ian Scott (12-4-1, 2.04 GAA, 0.923 SV%, 3 SO)
  • Vancouver – David Tendeck (8-1-0, 2.14 GAA, 0.921 SV%, 0 SO)

Broadcasting Schedule – All Games Begin at 7 p.m. MT

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