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Kelowna Rockets could advance with Friday night win

If they Rockets lose, game six goes Sunday afternoon (Apr. 7) at Prospera Place
The Kelowna Rockets could advance to the second round of the WHL playoffs with a win against the Wenatchee Wild on Friday night, Apr. 5. (@Kelowna_Rockets/X)

The Kelowna Rockets can punch their ticket to the second round of the WHL playoffs with a win on Friday night.

Going into the April 5 contest, the Rockets lead the best-of-seven series 3-1 against the Wenatchee Wild.

After dropping game one 8-6, Kelowna has won three straight against the Wild - 3-1, 5-1, and 3-1.

In the four games so far, Rockets forward Tij Iginla has six goals, leading the league in goals in the playoffs.

Friday night’s puck drop at Wenatchee’s Town Toyota Center is at 7 p.m.

If the Rockets win, they will advance to the second round of the playoffs. If they lose, game six of the series will take place on Sunday afternoon (Apr. 7) at 2:05 p.m. at Prospera Place.

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Jordy Cunningham

About the Author: Jordy Cunningham

Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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