Current Conditions

Cloudy
-3.3°C

Victoria Royals take down Rockets in game one

Image Credit: Kelowna Rockets
April 08, 2016 - 6:20 AM

The Victoria Royals defeated the Kelowna Rockets 2-1 on Thursday night at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena in Victoria to open up a 1-0 series lead in the team's Round 2 WHL Playoffs series.

Dante Hannoun scored the game-winning-goal early in the second period to give Victoria the win.

Tyson Baillie had the lone Rockets goal, scoring his first of the WHL Playoffs while Michael Herringer made 29 saves in the loss.

The Rockets outshot Victoria 41-31 in the game. Both teams were 0-for-4 on the power play.

Game two in the series is Saturday night in Victoria before the series will shift to Kelowna for games three and four next Tuesday and Thursday at Prospera Place.

Tickets are available for the Kelowna games through www.selectyourtickets.com, at the Prospera Place box office or by phone at 250-762-5050.

 


To contact a reporter for this story, email Marshall Jones or call 250-718-2724 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

 

 

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2016
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular kelowna News
  • Comments

View Site in: Desktop | Mobile