What a comeback!!

The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Victoria Royals 4-2 on Wednesday night at Prospera Place in Kelowna with four different scorers keying a come from behind win.
 
After falling behind the Royals 2-0 after the first period, the Rockets raced back for the win in the third straight game between the WHL BC Division rivals.
 
The win improved the Rockets record to a WHL-best 47-10-3-1 on the season after beating Victoria two out of three times and three times in the team's past four meetings.
 
Chance Braid, Madison Bowey, Leon Draisaitl and Tyson Baillie scored for Kelowna while Cole Linaker had two assists in the win.
 
Michael Herringer earned the win in the Rockets net, as Kelowna outshot Victoria 29-27.
 
The Rockets will now get set for a pair of games this weekend beginning Friday night when Kelowna travels to Vancouver to take on the Giants.
 
On Saturday the Rockets are back at Prospera Place to host the Calgary Hitmen.
 
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Rockets fall victim on the road

The Victoria Royals have finally beaten the Kelowna Rockets in regulation time this season. Read more...

Leon leads Rockets to win over Royals

The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Victoria Royals 3-2 on Friday night in Victoria as the Rockets extended its winning streak to four games.

Leon Draisaitl scored the game winning goal, late in the third period, and added two assists in the win in the first of two games between the two teams this weekend.

The Rockets trailed 2-1 heading to the third period before scoring twice in the third and coming back for the win, improving its season record to a WHL-best 46-9-3-1.

Josh Morrissey and Cole Linaker also scored for the Rockets while Michael Herringer earned the win in net. 
Kelowna outshot Victoria 32-27 in the game. 

The two teams meet again Saturday in Victoria and then Wednesday in Kelowna. Read more...

Bouncing the Blazers

The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Kamloops Blazers 11-4 on Wednesday night, winning all three games on its homestand and grabbing sole possession of 1st place overall in the WHL with the win.
 
Every Rocket except one hit the scoresheet in the game, a solid team effort in front of 5,261 fans at Prospera Place in Kelowna, which featured the first WHL goal from Rockets rookie Lucas Johansen.
 
Rourke Chartier scored twice to give him 46 goals on the season, tied for most goals in the WHL, while rookie Tomas Soustal and defenceman Josh Morrissey also scored twice for the Rockets, who improved to 45-9-3-1 on the season.
 
Riley Stadel, Chance Braid, Joe Gatenby and Devante Stephens also scored. Leon Draisaitl had three assists, while Nick Merkley, Tate Coughlin and Cole Linaker each had two assists.
 
The Rockets are now off to Victoria for a pair of games on the weekend and the start of three straight games between the two teams, who will play Friday and Saturday in Victoria and next Wednesday back at Prospera Place.
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Rockets whip Warriors

The Rockets are now 2-0-0-0 on its three game homestand and will close it out on Wednesday night at Prospera Place when the Kamloops Blazers visit Kelowna. Read more...

Rockets win 5th straight home game

The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Victoria Royals 7-3 on Friday night at Prospera Place, kicking off a three game homestand with a convincing victory over their BC Division rivals.
 
Cole Linaker and Cole Martin each had a pair of goals in the win while rookie netminder Michael Herringer earned the win in net as the Rockets improved to 43-9-3-1 to remain in first overall in the WHL.
 
Rodney Southam, Gage Quinney and Riley Stadel also scored the Rockets while Leon Draisaitl and Madison Bowey each had three assists. Nick Merkley chipped in with a pair of helpers.
 
The Rockets are back in action Saturday night when they host the WHL East Division Moose Jaw Warriors.
 
Kelowna will also play host to Kamloops next Wednesday before heading to Victoria for a pair of games next weekend.
 
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Morrissey and Herringer look to answer the bell in goal

With Kelowna Rockets veteran goaltender Jackson Whistle recovering from appendix surgery, rookies Jake Morrissey and Michael Herringer will be seeing a lot more of the crease in the near future.  Read more...

A rare road loss

The Seattle Thunderbirds defeated the Kelowna Rockets 2-1 on Tuesday night in Seattle, snapping a five game Kelowna winning streak in the process.
 
The T-Birds scored twice in the third period to come from behind for the win.
 
Nick Merkley had the Rockets only goal on the night, scoring midway through the first period as the Rockets carried a 1-0 lead into the third.
 
Kelowna's power play was 0-for-6 on the night while they outshot the Thunderbirds 32-27. The Rockets record fell to 42-9-3-1 on the season.
 
Rookie netminder Michael Herringer got the start in net for the Rockets and stopped 25 of 27 shots in suffering the loss.
 
The Rockets now return home for a three game homestand, beginning with a pair of games this weekend at Prospera Place.
 
Kelowna will play BC Division rival Victoria on Friday night before hosting Moose Jaw on Saturday. Kelowna will also host Kamloops on Feb. 18.
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Vancouver Canucks @ Boston Bruins :: Tuesday February 24th :: 4:00pm
Kelowna Rockets vs Victoria :: Wednesday February 25th :: 7:05pm
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Kelowna Rockets @ Vancouver :: Friday February 27th :: 7:30pm
Kelowna Rockets vs Calgary :: Saturday February 28th :: 7:05pm
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Kelowna Rockets @ Everett :: Tuesday March 3rd :: 7:05pm
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Kelowna Rockets @ Vancouver :: Friday March 6th :: 7:30pm
Kelowna Rockets vs Spokane :: Saturday March 7th :: 7:05pm
Vancouver Canucks vs Anaheim Ducks :: Monday March 9th :: 7:00pm
Kelowna Rockets vs Victoria :: Wednesday March 11th :: 7:05pm
Vancouver Canucks vs LA Kings :: Thursday March 12th :: 7:00pm
Kelowna Rockets @ Kamloops :: Friday March 13th :: 7:30pm
Vancouver Canucks vs Toronto Maple Leafs :: Saturday March 14th :: 4:00pm
Kelowna Rockets vs Kamloops :: Saturday March 14th :: 7:05pm
Vancouver Canucks vs Philadelphia Flyers :: Tuesday March 17th :: 7:00pm
Kelowna Rockets vs Seattle :: Wednesday March 18th :: 7:05pm
Vancouver Canucks vs Columbus Blue Jackets :: Thursday March 19th :: 7:00pm
Kelowna Rockets @ Vancouver :: Friday March 20th :: 7:30pm
Vancouver Canucks @ LA Kings :: Saturday March 21st :: 1:00pm
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