Chiefs stop Rockets in OT

Hudson Elynuik scores in extra period to lead hometown Spokane past Kelowna Friday in WHL action

  • Fri Dec 2nd, 2016 6:00pm
  • Sports

Kole Lind scored the lone goal for the Kelowna Rockets in a 2-1 overtime loss Friday to the Spokane Chiefs.

Hudson Elynuik scored with 28 seconds left in overtime to lead the Spokane Chiefs to a 2-1 victory over the Kelowna Rockets Friday in WHL action..

The Rockets lone goal was scored by Kole Lind—his team-leading 15th—who extends his goal streak to 6 games, which equaled the longest goal streak in the WHL this season.

Newly acquired James Hilsendager suited up for his first game in a Rockets jersey. He finished with an even rating.

Michael Herringer drops to 13-8-1-0 on the season and the Rockets fall to 15-11-1-0, suffering their first overtime loss of the season.

The Rockets are back at it tomorrow night when they host the Brandon Wheat Kings.

Fans are asked to bring a Teddy Bear for fourth annual Teddy Bear Toss.

The Rockets next home game following Saturday will be Wednesday Dec. 7 against the Seattle Thunderbirds.