Olympics of Michael Buble vs. Drew Scott? New Vancouver Giants minority proprietor could be recreation

Drew Scott of Property Brothers fame has his enjoyable in first press convention after which watches staff win season opener 4-1 over Victoria

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Drew Scott was all of 85 seconds into his first press convention as a minority proprietor of the Vancouver Giants when he began taking playful digs at Michael Bublé.

“I’ll admit I’m in all probability not nice on the ice. Mike trash talks. He says he may take me down. I’m additionally twice his top, so I don’t know if that’s true,” the Property Brothers TV present star stated of fellow Giants co-owner Bublé, earlier than Vancouver’s 4-1 season-opening win over the Victoria Royals Friday on the Langley Occasions Centre.

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“Nonetheless, I’m keen to offer it a shot. I instructed him that him and I are going to go face to face: basketball, volleyball, hockey, ping pong, golf. We’ll do the Olympics of Bublé and Scott. I’ll win.”

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We’ll assume Scott was kidding. Bublé, the Burnaby singer who’s had a minority stake within the WHL membership since 2008, wasn’t on the LEC Friday to fireside again.

Regardless, Scott does appear adamant about serving to push the Giants’ model ahead.

He and twin brother Jonathan have turned Property Brothers right into a renovation present juggernaut, one which’s broadcast in over 160 international locations. The brothers grew up in Maple Ridge. Drew and Bublé have been buddies for years, assembly by way of Drew taking an appearing class with Bublé’s sister Crystal.

“Every thing about it spoke to me. Sports activities has all the time been an enormous factor for me. It’s in my hometown. And to be doing this with a very good good friend as effectively,” stated Scott. “And hopefully with Mike and me and our manufacturers and what we do globally, it’s one other approach to carry a highlight on such a fantastic staff.”

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The deal was introduced on Thursday. Scott purchased his share within the staff from the property of Pat Quinn. Bublé and his father Lewis added to their stakes by additionally buying a part of Quinn’s curiosity. Ron Toigo stays the bulk proprietor, whereas Sultan Thiara and Bruce Allen are additionally minority house owners.

Scott met the gamers earlier than the sport. He did surprise if Property Brothers could be of their wheelhouse.

“I believe most of them assume I’m a Disney prince,” he quipped.

The introduced crowd of three,722 on the LEC was handled to a contest that was equal elements spirited and sloppy. Brett Mirwald seemed calm and assured within the Vancouver internet, making 24 saves. The Giants misplaced their shutout with 40 seconds remaining, when Deegan Kinniburgh tallied from the highest of the slot after Vancouver botched a clearing try.

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Tyler Thorpe whacked dwelling Vancouver’s first purpose of the 12 months from the lip of the crease. The Giants’ different three tallies have been extra of the highlight-reel selection with Adam Titlbach scoring on a penalty shot with a nifty faux to the forehand, Cameron Schmidt ripping one from the proper face-off circle and Colton Langkow on the enterprise finish of a three-way passing play with Carson Haynes and Kyren Gronick.

Vancouver resumes motion subsequent Friday, visiting the Kamloops Blazers.

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