Kelowna takes a pair from PG

In WHL double-header this weekend, the Rockets beat the WHL West Conference top team twice in Prince George

Nick Merkley and the Rockets beat Prince George twice on the weekend.

The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Prince George Cougars 5-1 on Saturday night in Prince George, sweeping both ends of a double-header against the Cougars.

The Rockets started strong again tonight getting a 2-0 lead through 20 minutes of play both courtesy of Nick Merkley.

Jesse Gabrielle of the Cougars made it 2-1, but their momentum was short lived as Reid Gardiner scored a minute and a half later to put the Rockets up by two once again. The score was 3-1 Kelowna at the end of two periods.

Kole Lind scored to make it 4-1. Then Gardiner scored again to give the Rockets a large four goal cushion. That would prove to be the final tally of the night, final score 5-1 Rockets.

Michael Herringer improves his record to 23-12-3-0 on the year while the Rockets improve to 30-19-4-0 on the season thus far.

The win moves the Rockets into third place in the B.C. division.

The Rockets are back in action on Wednesday when they visit the Kamloops Blazers.

Kelowna plays at home on Friday Feb. 10 when they host the Vancouver Giants.

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