The Vancouver Giants are a great local major junior hockey team in the Western Hockey League that plays home games at the Langley Events Centre in Langley.
The Vancouver Giants Hockey Team
The Vancouver Giants used to be based at the Pacific Coliseum at the PNE, but now play home games at the much newer and more modern facility in the Fraser Valley. If you love watching live affordable ice hockey, then their games can be one of “Vancouver’s best places” to be.
Vancouver Giants 2022-23 Schedule
The 2019-2020 regular season was cut short and the playoffs were cancelled due to COVID-19. The Vancouver Giants began a new season in March 2021. That season was different as the Giants only played against other BC games and there were no fans in the stands.
The 2021-22 season was more of a return to normal although there were still some travel limits. There were 68 games and fans were allowed to come watch the games at limited capacities.
The 2022-23 season is basically the same as it was in years before COVID-19. There are 68 games between September and March.
Home games for the 2022-23 season are listed below. For the most up-to-date information, visit the Western Hockey League website.
September Giants Home Games
- September 23, 2022: vs. Seattle at 7:30 pm
- September 30, 2022: vs. Victoria at 7:30 pm
October Giants Home Games
- October 7, 2022: vs. Prince George at 7:30 pm
- October 8, 2022: vs. Seattle at 7:00 pm
- October 14, 2022: vs. Brandon at 7:30 pm
- October 19, 2022: vs. Winnipeg at 7:00 pm
- October 21, 2022: vs. Prince George at 7:30 pm
- October 23, 2022: vs. Kamloops at 4:00 pm
November Giants Home Games
- November 18, 2022: vs. Kamloops at 7:30 pm
- November 25, 2022: vs. Regina at 7:30 pm
- November 27, 2022: vs. Portland at 2:00 pm
- November 30, 2022: vs. Moose Jaw at 7:00 pm
December Giants Home Games
- December 3, 2022: vs. Kamloops at 7:00 pm
- December 4, 2022: vs. Prince George at 4:00 pm
- December 10, 2022: vs. Kelowna at 7:00 pm
- December 16, 2022: vs. Portland at 7:30 pm
- December 27, 2022: vs. Victoria at 7:00 pm
- December 28, 2022: vs. Victoria at 7:00 pm
January Giants Home Games
- January 13, 2023: vs. Spokane at 7:30 pm
- January 15, 2023: vs. Tri-City at 4:00 pm
- January 20, 2023: vs. Kelowna at 7:30 pm
- January 27, 2023: vs. Kelowna at 7:30 pm
February Giants Home Games
- February 1, 2023: vs. Prince Albert at 7:00 pm
- February 4, 2023: vs. Kamloops at 7:00 pm
- February 5, 2023: vs. Tri-City at 4:00 pm
- February 11, 2023: vs. Victoria at 7:00 pm
- February 18, 2023: vs. Saskatoon at 7:00 pm
- February 20, 2023: vs. Spokane at 2:00 pm
- February 24, 2023: vs. Prince George at 7:30 pm
- February 25, 2023: vs. Everett at 7:00 pm
March Giants Home Games
- March 3, 2023: vs. Victoria at 7:30 pm
- March 12, 2023: vs. Prince George at 4:00 pm
- March 17, 2023: vs. Everett at 7:30 pm
- March 24, 2023: vs. Kelowna at 7:30 pm
About the Vancouver Giants
The Western Hockey League (WHL) is lower than the National Hockey League (NHL), but still very exciting hockey to watch, plus much more affordable. Giants’ tickets usually cost between about $23 and $30, which is cheap compared to games for the Vancouver Canucks.
As part of the Western Hockey League, the Vancouver Giants play against teams from all four Western Canadian provinces as well as from Washington and Oregon in the States. Other BC teams include the Victoria Royals, Kamloops Blazers, Prince George Cougars and Kootenay Ice (which is based in Cranbrook).
Vancouver Giants players range in age from about 17 to 20 and they all hope one day to make it to professional hockey, and a fair number of them do.
Since 2016 the Vancouver Giants have been playing home games at the Langley Events Centre at 7888 200th Street in Langley (though not in 2021). The team usually practices at the Ladner Leisure Centre which is located at 4600 Clarence Taylor Crescent in Delta. Most practices are open to the public in normal years.
For more information on the team, see the Vancouver Giants‘ official website.
For more information on other professional sports in Vancouver, see Lower Mainland Professional Teams.
Other articles that might be of interest include the following:
- Vancouver’s Hockey Teams
- Professional Sports Teams in Vancouver
- Lower Mainland Winter Activities
- Vancouver’s Calendar of Events
- What’s Happening This Weekend