Kelowna Rockets WHL News

Rockets blanked 5-0 in Spokane

The Spokane Chiefs defeated the Kelowna Rockets 5-0 in Spokane on Wednesday night, handing the Rockets their first WHL loss in regulation since Dec. 16.

The Chiefs scored three times in the first period and added two more in the second en route to the win, which dropped Kelowna to 40-11-3-1 on the season.

Mitch Holmberg had a goal and an assist to lead the attack for the Chiefs, who outshot Kelowna 38-33. Five different Chiefs players hit the scoresheet.

The Rockets return to Kelowna for a much anticipated two game set this weekend at Prospera Place as the Rockets and Portland Winterhawks will play Friday and Saturday nights in Kelowna.

Interestingly, the Winterhawks also lost on Wednesday, dropping a 4-3 decision in Calgary.

Portland is the top ranked team in the CHL and is first overall in the WHL while the Rockets are ranked fourth in the CHL and are second overall in the WHL.

Tickets remain available for both games. As of Wednesday, close to 1,000 tickets were available for each game.

 

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 ...

End of an era: Heather Semeniuk to retire after 21 seasons
 
Fernie mom strings together Beads of Courage
 
UPDATE: Missing man found
Flu season may be early this year
 
Elkford’s Western Financial Group celebrates its customers
 
Grants help school to improve
Former Terrace B.C. teacher urges action
 
Spooky Monday fun for Elk Valley kids
 
East and West Kootenay girls battling it out at the BC Cup Challenge

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

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

Oct 29 edition online now. Browse the archives.