Kelowna Rockets down Giants in Vancouver

Image Credit: Marissa Baecker

VANCOUVER - The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Vancouver Giants 5-2 on Friday night, March 6, at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, taking sole possession of first place overall in the WHL in improving to 49-11-4-1 on the season.

Tyrell Goulbourne scored three times in the third period and added an assist as the Rockets broke open a scoreless game in the third en route to the win.

Goulbourne now has 20 goals on the season.

Leon Draisaitl had a goal and an assist while Riley Stadel had the other Rockets marker. Cole Martin and Cole Linaker each added two assists.

Michael Herringer got the start in the Rockets net and was solid as the game was scoreless through two periods of play. Kelowna outshot Vancouver 32-27 in the game.

The Rockets are back home Saturday night as they take on the Spokane Chiefs at Prospera Place. The puck drops at 7 p.m.

Tickets are available through Select Your Tickets at 250-762-5050.

Oyama has already been hit by extensive flooding and lake levels are expected to rise for several more weeks.
FLOOD WATCH 2017: Oyama is stuck between two overflowing lakes
OYAMA – Stuck between two lakes is probably the worst place to be during a flood. Tween Lakes Resort, located between Wood Lake and Kalamalka Lake, is close to be completely covered in water, as mountain snow continues to melt faster

Top News