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WHL exhibition: Rockets 5, Blazers 0

Kelowna Rockets' netminder Jackson Whistle recorded the shutout as Kelowna blanked the Kamloops Blazers 5-0 in WHL exhibition play Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.
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August 31, 2014 - 9:47 AM

KELOWNA - The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Kamloops Blazers 5-0 on Saturday night at Prospera Place in Kelowna, opening up its six game exhibition schedule with a win.

Jackson Whistle stopped all 24 shots that he faced in the Rockets net as the team scored twice in the first period and added three more goals in the second to earn the win.

Five different Rockets hit the scoresheet as veterans Riley Stadel, Dalton Yorke, Cole Linaker and Joe Gatenby scored along with prospect Jordan Borstmayer.

Kris Schmidli and Austin Glover chipped in with two helpers apiece

The Rockets continue the WHL preseason on Sunday in Vancouver as they travel to play the Giants.

Kelowna has one more home exhibition game Sept. 13 against the Royals before opening the WHL regular season at Prospera Place Sept. 20 vs. Kamloops.

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