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Cunningham enjoys a five-point night as Giants double Blazers 6-3 in Game 2

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VANCOUVER, B.C. - Craig Cunningham scored two goals and added three assists as the Vancouver Giants doubled the Kamloops Blazers 6-3 in the second game of their Western Hockey League quarter-final playoff series Saturday night.

Kevin Connauton also scored twice for the Giants while Brendan Gallagher provided a goal and three assists. James Henry netted Vancouver's other marker.

Goaltender Mark Segal made 21 saves for Vancouver.

Brendan Ranford, C.J. Stretch and Dalibor Bortnak replied for the Blazers. Kurtis Mucha stopped 23 shots before being replaced by Jon Groenheyde, who made seven stops in 16:02 of work.

Cunningham produced seven points on back-to-back nights. He also scored a pair of goals in Vancouver's 4-3 overtime victory in Game 1 on Friday night.

His second goal Saturday, on a power play early in the third, proved to be the winner.

It was the first of three Vancouver goals a minute and 23 seconds apart, turning a tight game into a rout.

The win gave the Giants a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Games 4 and 5 go Tuesday and Wednesday in Kamloops.

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