Chiefs head stateside Friday

Kelowna has five points in five games to start KIJHL campaign

Off to a .500 start through their first five games, the Kelowna Chiefs will head back on the road this weekend for KIJHL action.

On Friday night, the Chiefs will be in Spokane to take on the Braves. Then Saturday, Kelowna will stop in Grand Forks to face the Border Bruins.

The Chiefs, who are 2-2-1 in the young season, are coming off a split with the Chase Heat over the weekend.

In Friday’s home opener at Rutland Arena, Dakota Kittle and Jonathan Lee each had a goal and an assist in a 4-2 victory over Chase. Brady Lenardon stopped 24 shots in net for his second win.

On Saturday, the Heat answered back with 5-4 victory over Kelowna. Kevin Roth paced the Chiefs’ offense with two goals and an assist.

Roth, Lee and rookie forward Jaden McNulty share the team lead this season for points with five each.

The Chiefs next home action is Friday, Oct. 9 against the Princeton Posse. Face off in Rutland is 7 p.m.

Meanwhile, the Chiefs named their leadership group prior to Friday’s home opener. Veteran forward Ryan Lawson is the team’s captain, while Dakota Kittle, Kevin Roth and Josh Baird will serve as assistants.

 

 

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