The Everett Silvertips suffered their second straight loss last night, falling 4-2 to the Vancouver Giants in Western Hockey League action. Vancouver's Gilbert Brule scored on...

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VANCOUVER, B.C. — The Everett Silvertips suffered their second straight loss last night, falling 4-2 to the Vancouver Giants in Western Hockey League action.


Vancouver’s Gilbert Brule scored on a power play at 3:38 of the first. Mitch Bartley pushed the lead to 2-0 with a goal at 10:27.


Ryan Blatchford put the Silvertips (17-10-5-2) on the board at 12:18 of the second.


Tyler Dietrich scored the other Everett goal at 7:51 of the second period. But Tim Kraus scored for Vancouver at 16:43, giving the Giants the lead for good.


Everett Silvertips @ Portland Winter Hawks


When: 7 tonight at Rose Garden


What: Western Hockey League game


Records: Everett is 17-10-5-2, second in the U.S. Division. Portland is 14-15-2-4, third in the U.S. Division.


Radio: KRKO (1380 AM).


Notes: This is the final game for Everett before a nine-day holiday break. … The Silvertips lead the 10-game series with the Winter Hawks 3-1-1-0 and make only one more trip to Portland (March 13) this season.




Jim Riley