“It’s a special offer to all hockey fans to come and see what we're all about. It’s a chance to see the calibre and quality of play in our league and some of the great stars of the future.”
The discount will be in effect for the Giants' home opener Friday against the Victoria Royals, along with a Sept. 28 date with the Everett Silvertips and a Sept. 30 tilt against the Spokane Chiefs.
The Giants have as much to gain from a long NHL work stoppage as any junior team in Canada. As one of only a handful of teams in NHL markets, the Giants could fill a major void left by the Canucks' absence. It doesn't hurt that the Giants are one of the most consistently solid teams in the WHL, having finished first or second in their division in seven straight seasons and won the Memorial Cup title in 2007.