Rockets beat Giants to set new franchise record for wins

Kelowna will host Seattle to open WHL playoffs next weekend

The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Vancouver Giants 5-2 on Saturday night at Prospera Place, establishing a new franchise record for wins in a single season with its 52nd win of the year.

Jesse Lees, Justin Kirkland, Myles Bell, Tyson Baillie and Zach Franko scored for the Rockets, who complete the season at 52-16-3-1 heading into the WHL playoffs, which begin next weekend in Kelowna.

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The Rockets also secured second overall in the WHL, finishing the season with the second best record in the league behind only Portland.

Kelowna will open up the WHL playoffs next weekend against Seattle.

Tickets are available for the playoff games.

Buy Kelowna Rockets Tickets Here, call 250-762-5050 or drop by the Prospera Place box office.

Here are the dates for the first round playoff series between Kelowna and Seattle:

Game 1                Seattle @ Kelowna           Friday, March 22               7:05

Game 2                Seattle @ Kelowna           Saturday, March 23          7:05

Game 3                Kelowna @ Seattle           Tuesday, March 26           7:05

Game 4                Kelowna @ Seattle           Wednesday, March 27    7:05

Game 5*              Seattle @ Kelowna          Saturday, March 30          7:05

Game 6*              Kelowna @ Seattle          Tuesday, April 2                7:05

Game 7*              Seattle @ Kelowna          Wednesday, April 3          7:05


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