Sandman Hotels WHL 3 stars – April 29, 2022 – WHL Network
Friday night’s slate of WHL playoff action had a bit of everything. Four clubs booked tickets to the second round, including an overtime thriller in Seattle, and the Vancouver Giants and Everett Silvertips combined for 17 goals in a wild Lower Mainland affair.
First Star – Zack Ostapchuk, Vancouver Giants
The Ottawa Senators prospect tied a Giants franchise playoff record with six points (2G-4A), a points tally that included the game-winning goal in Vancouver’s 11-6 win over the Silvertips of Everett, tonight their best series of seven at two games apiece.
Second Star – Logan Stankoven, Kamloops Blazers
Dallas Stars prospect Logan Stankoven scored all three goals for his club on Friday as the Blazers completed a four-game sweep against the Spokane Chiefs. Stankoven finished the four-game series with Spokane with 13 points (7G-6A).
Third Star – Jagger Firkus, Moose Jaw Warriors
2022 NHL Draft prospect Jagger Firkus opened the scoring for Moose Jaw, adding a second count just before the nine-minute mark of the second period, helping the Warriors win 6-3 Friday in Game 5 decisive against the Saskatoon Blades.