Derrick Walser in action for the Belfast Giants on Saturday night.
James Desmarais celebrates his goal, making it 1-1 on the night at The SSE Arena, Belfast.
James Desmarais celebrates his goal, making it 1-1 on the night at The SSE Arena, Belfast. Andy Gibson / Blacklab Photography

A late flurry of goals in the third period secured victory for Belfast Giants as they defeated Braehead Clan 4-1

There were chances from both ends in the second period as a closely fought game was being played out.

But James Desmarais found the net with a couple of minutes to go of the middle session to level things off after two periods with a breakaway that left Chris Holt in goal beaten.

 Derrick Walser in action for the Belfast Giants on Saturday night.
Derrick Walser in action for the Belfast Giants on Saturday night. Andy Gibson / Blacklab Photography

Giants’ player-coach Derrick Walser found the breakaway with Clan a man down after Scott Aarssen was sent to the penalty box for roughing.

With Braehead now chasing the game, they threw caution to the wind, but conceded two goals in a frantic final minute.

Mitch Ganzak more or less clinched the win, on 59:01 with Colin Shields adding a fourth  shortly after to put the icing on the cake for the home team.

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Mike Radja attacks in the Giants Challenge Cup clash against the Braehead Clan. Andy Gibson / Blacklab Photography

 

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