Brown Breaks Rockets Record for Career Wins

1-0 shutout moves the 19-year-old past Kelly Guard

  • Sun Mar 13th, 2011 11:00am
  • Sports

Rockets goalie Adam Brown recorded his 84th career win Saturday

Goalie Adam Brown shut out the Kamloops Blazers 1-0 Saturday night at Prospera Place as the Kelowna Rockets won its second game of a three game weekend.

In the process Brown surpassed Kelly Guard as the Rockets career wins leader with his 84th career win.

With neither team able to score through regulation, Brown and his Kamloops counterpart Jeff Bosch also kept the shooters off the scoresheet through the five minute overtime period.

In the shootout, Geordie Wudrick was up first, going to the back-hand and scoring for the fifth time in five chances this year. Tyson Barrie also scored. Then it was back to Brown who shut the door on Blazers captain Chase Schaber to record the win.

The Rockets will play in Chilliwack on Sunday against the suddenly surging Bruins. After going 7-0-1-0 in its past seven the Bruins were just one point behind Vancouver in the BC Division.

The Rockets have clinched the WHL BC division crown and will go into the WHL playoffs as the Western Conference’s second seed.