Americans snap Kelowna Rockets win streak

Image Credit: Contributed/Kelowna Rockets/Marissa Baecker

KENNEWICK, WA - The Tri-City Americans defeated the Kelowna Rockets 5-2 on Saturday night in Kennewick, WA, snapping the Rockets 10 game winning streak to start the WHL season.

With the game tied 2-2 in the third period, the Americans scored twice in the first 10 minutes of the third and added an empty net marker to earn the 5-2 win, handing the Rockets its first loss of the season.

Tyrell Goulbourne opened the scoring for the Rockets, who led 1-0 after the first period.

The Americans jumped out to a 2-1 lead in the second before rookie import Tomas Soustal (Czech Republic) scored his first WHL goal to tie the game heading for the third period.

Jackson Whistle suffered the loss in goal for Kelowna who outshot Tri-City 32-28 in the game.

The Rockets are back home this week with a pair of games, beginning Wednesday night when they host the Tri City Americans in the back half of a home-and-home series.

On Saturday the Rockets will host the Brandon Wheat Kings at Prospera Place. Face-off both nights is 7:05 p.m.

Tickets for Rockets games are available through

In this image released by Lionsgate, Becky G portrays Trini, the Yellow Ranger, left, and Elizabeth Banks portrays Rita Repulsa in a scene from "Power Rangers."
Are 'gay moments' in 'Beauty' and 'Power Rangers' progress?
LOS ANGELES - A hug. A wink. A dance. A non-answer. These are the so-called gay moments in a handful of recent high-profile studio movies that have sparked both rapturous celebration and startling backlash. From Sulu in "Star Trek Beyo

Top News