Rockets crush Ice for 4th straight win

Calvin Thurkauf and Jake Kryski have four points each in Kelowna's 7-3 win over Kootenay

Calvin Thurkauf scored twice in Kelowna's WHL win Saturday in Cranbrook.

Calvin Thurkauf and Jake Kryski scored twice each and added two assists as the Kelowna Rockets beat the hometown Kootenay Ice 7-3 Saturday in Cranbrook.

The Rockets, who have won four straight games, have outscored their opponents 20-7 in the process.

Kole Lind, with his team-leading 17th goal, Rodney Southam and Leif Mattson also scored for Kelowna (19-11-1-0).

Brodan Salmond stopped 15 shots in the Rockets’ net for his fourth win of the season.

Kelowna was without Nick Merkley and Dillon Dube for the second straight game. The two forwards are at the Canadian junior team’s final selection camp in Blainville, Que.

Calvin Thurkauf (Switzerland) and Tomas Soustal (Czech Republic) will leave the club Monday to join their respective countries in preparation for the world junior hockey championship.

The Rockets will visit the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Sunday night.

 

 

Just Posted

Central Green project gets the green light

Kelowna city council approved a permit on the building which includes a large urban park

Kelowna artist creates fundraiser for a friend

Artist Laurie Koss was inspired by her friend’s cancer battle to help her keep fighting

Kelowna driver’s actions endangered police and public

Man fled in truck, then abandoned vehicle, after cops flagged him down

Update: One injured in Lake Country bus crash

A Central Okanagan School District bus was in an accident Monday morning

Robbery suspect charged

A 32-year-old man faces three charges in connection with robbery attempt at Vernon convenience store

Dragoons showcase “unique” recruiting tool

If you see an armoured vehicle rumbling along Hwy 97 in Vernon, the BC Dragoons say don’t worry..

Senior randomly stabbed in B.C. mall food court

Woman arrested after victim, 71, suffers serious injuries

Penticton bookkeeper may face jail time for embezzlement

Sentencing stances ranged from three years of probation to six months in jail for $60k embezzlement

B.C. Liberal hopefuls begin final leadership push

Five MLAs, one outsider pitch policies to party members

Vancouver Island marijuana producer bought by Aphria in $230M deal

Aphria’s annual production forecast increases to 230,000 kgs

Penticton Lakers lose to Kelowna Owls in basketball provincial qualifier

Junior girls basketball provincial qualifier held in Penticton

Lawyer says RCMP cleared in car wash shooting

Independent report into shooting of Kayman Winter not yet released to the public.

UPDATED: ‘Young, innocent’ teen hit during Vancouver shootout dies

15-year-old Coquitlam boy was in a car driving by the scene

Ontario man charged with selling Canadian’s usernames and passwords

Ontario man ran site that peddled billions of pieces of personal data: RCMP

Most Read