Rockets secure playoff spot prior to game in Seattle

Kelowna closes out weekend with third game, Sunday in Seattle.

The Rockets are in Seattle tonight.

The Rockets are in Seattle tonight.

The Kelowna Rockets have secured a spot in the Western Hockey League playoffs, despite a pair of losses this weekend.

The Rockets fell 3-2 in Portland to the Winterhawks on Saturday for their third loss in a row, and currently sit in sixth place in the Western Conference. The Rockets clinched a playoff spot on Saturday, despite their loss, because the T-Birds also lost.

Sunday night the Rockets close the weekend In Kent, WA against the Seattle Thunderbirds.

The Thunderbirds fell 4-2 in Everett to the Silvertips on Saturday night, stretching their losing skid to 17 games. Rai has scored five goals over his last four games, and leads the T-Birds with 35 goals this season.

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