Giants get weekend split with Rockets

After a 6-5 WHL win Friday at home, Kelowna falls Saturday in Vancouver

  • Sun Feb 21st, 2016 10:00am
  • Sports

The Vancouver Giants defeated the Kelowna Rockets 4-2 in WHL action on Saturday night at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, taking the second half of a home-and-home series between the teams.

The Giants scored three times in the third period to snap a 1-1 tie and earn the win.

Tyson Baillie and Lucas Johansen had the Rockets goals. For Baillie it was his team leading 34th goal of the season.

Brodan Salmond suffered the loss in net as the Giants outshot Kelowna 36-32.

The loss dropped the Rockets record to 41-16-3-0 on the season.

Kelowna plays two road games this coming week before returning to Prospera Place. The Rockets will be in Everett on Wednesday and in Vancouver on Friday before hosting Spokane next Saturday night.