Warriors final exhibition Friday

The Westside Warriors will close out their BCHL exhibition schedule Friday night in Merritt against the Centennials.

The Westside Warriors will close out their BCHL exhibition schedule Friday night in Merritt against the Centennials.

The Warriors are 2-1 in the preseason after taking down the Centennials 5-1 Wednesday night at Royal LePage Place.

Travis Blanleil, Kyle Singleton, J.T. Osborn, Tyler Krause and Tom Kroshus supplied the goals for Westside.

The Warriors went 0-for-2 on the power play, while killing off all four Merritt man-advantage opportunities.

Kevin Boyle earned the win as the Warriors outshot the Cents 28-17.

Westside will open the 2010-11 regular season Friday, Sept. 10 at home to the Penticton Vees.

Chiefs home Saturday…

Kelowna’s new junior B team will kick off its inaugural season in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League this weekend with two exhibition games.

The Chiefs will travel to Kamloops tonight (Friday) to take on the Storm.

On Saturday, 7 p.m. at Rutland Arena, Kelowna will play host to the Sicamous Eagles.

The club will cut down to its final 23-player roster by Tuesday.

Kelowna’s home opener is set for Friday, Sept. 17 against the Revelstoke Grizzlies.

The Chiefs, coached by Ken Andrusiak and Grant Sheridan, transferred to Kelowna this year after three seasons in Chase.

For more information on the Chiefs, including tickets, visit kelownachiefs.com.

Major midgets…

The Okanagan Rockets’ will tune up for the 2010-11 B.C. Major Midget League campaign continue this weekend in Chase.

The Rockets will play a series of three exhibition games against the Thompson Blazers, Fraser Valley Bruins, and the Kootenay Ice.

The following weekend, Sept. 10 to 12 the Rockets will be in Penticton for four exhibition games, against the Portland Junior Hawks, Wenatchee Wild, Pursuit of Excellence and Okanagan Hockey Academy.

The OK Rockets will open the BCMML regular season Sept. 18 and 19 against the Valley West Hawks.

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