Brendan Gallagher continues his quest to become the all-time franchise leader in in goals, assists, and points when the Vancouver Giants play host to the Everett Silvertips tonight at the Pacific Coliseum
In his fourth season in the Western Hockey League, 19-yearold from Tsawwassen has played in 227 career regular season games in a Giants uniform. Gallagher has 125 career goals and is just one shy of tying Adam Courchaine B for the franchise record. His 138 G assists are just 15 fewer then Jonathon Blum. He is also just 10 points away from equaling the mark of 273 career points set by Adam Courchaine.
Originally selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the fifth round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, the South Delta Minor Hockey alumni signed a three year entry level contract with the Habs in November.
He played five pre-season games with the Canadiens, recording one assist.
The Giants currently sit in fifth place in the Western Conference. Game time tonight is 7: 30 p.m.
her Meanwhile, it was another SDMHA alumni who notched the game winner in the Portland Winterhawks 5-4 win over Vancouver on Monday night.
Cam Reid's third period goal provided the difference as the 20-year-old now has 14 points in 12 games since leaving St.
Cloud State University last month to join the Winterhawks.
Portland swung a deal with the Edmonton Oil Kings who owned Reid's WHL playing rights.
"We were excited to add Cam to our team for the stretch run and the playoffs," said Portland general manager and head coach Mike Johnston. "He is a big, skilled center with a tremendous shot who will fit in nicely with our group of forwards. We understand this was a tough decision for Cam and we're excited to add him to our group."
Reid, drafted by the Nashville Predators in the seventh round of the 2009 National Hockey League Entry Draft, he had six goals and nine assists this season at St.
Cloud as a sophomore. As a freshman, he had eight goals and 21 assists for 29 points in 37 games.
Prior to attending the Minnesota school, Reid played three seasons in the B.C.
Hockey League with the Victoria Grizzlies and Westside Warriors, where in 167 games he amassed 49 goals and 89 assists for 138 points.