Rockets Sweep Two in Prince George; Return to Kelowna Tuesday

Kelowna earns 4-3 and 6-4 wins in two weekend WHL games in Prince George

The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Prince George Cougars 6-4 on Saturday night at the CN Centre in Prince George, winning both games against the Cougars this weekend.

Justin Kirkland scored twice and goalie Brodan Salmond earned his first WHL win, stopping 30 shots as Kelowna improved to a WHL-best 39-15-3-0 on the season.

Tyson Baillie had a goal and two helpers in the game as Kelowna took the lead early on Prince George, leading 2-1 after the first period and 4-2 after two.

Score Sheet Here

Dillon Dube, Cole Linaker and Tate Coughlin also scored for the Rockets while Calvin Thurkauf chipped in with two assists.

It was the second straight win for the Rockets in Prince George, after Friday night’s 4-3 overtime victory.

The Cougars were 0-for-3 on the power play and outshot Kelowna 34-28 in the game. The Rockets did not get an opportunity on the man advantage.

Kelowna now returns to Prospera Place on Tuesday to host the Red Deer Rebels.

Tickets are available for the game through www.selectyourtickets.com, at the Prospera Place box office or by phone at 250-762-5050.

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