Kelowna Rockets WHL News

Kelowna Rockets beat Vancouver in WHL shootout

The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Vancouver Giants 4-3 in a shootout on Saturday night, closing the books on the Western Hockey League regular season with an exciting win over the Giants.

Zach Franko scored the lone goal of the shootout while Adam Brown was perfect in net as the Rockets ended the season at 31-31-4-6.

Tanner Moar, Carter Rigby and Jesse Lees scored in regulation for the Rockets, who built a 3-1 lead early in the third period before Vancouver scored twice to tie the game.

Marek Tvrdon scored twice for Vancouver and Scott Cooke added the other.

The Rockets will play the Portland Winterhawks in the first round of the Western Hockey League playoffs. The series begins with games one and two Friday and Saturday nights before games three and four move to Kelowna March 27 and 29.

Playoff tickets go on sale March 19.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Legal aid gets rare boost for family cases
 
Race for city council seats opens
 
Houseboats get the boot from Sutherland Bay
Bench property sold
 
Cannery Brewing on the move
 
New executive in place at Penticton Legion
Trio of trustees not seeking re-election
 
UPDATE: Castlegar storefront punctured by vehicle
 
UBCM demands more time in recycling dispute

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 1 edition online now. Browse the archives.