Rockets reduce near video game in Kamloops 3-2 | Athletics

KAMLOOPS — The Kelowna Rockets opened their next 50 % of the normal year with a loss, snapping their two-sport earn streak on Wednesday night time.

In their first matchup of the 8-sport season collection, the Blazers claimed a 3-2 victory.

Andrew Thomson (8) set the Blazers on the board first at 14:33 right after the 16-year-aged pounced on Nathan Behm’s rebound to the left of the internet that Rockets starter Jari Kykkanen was unable to monitor down.

Although on the ability participate in, Emmitt Finnie fed a move to the backdoor to find Jordan Keller (10) and drive the Blazers out to a two-objective direct 58 seconds into the second time period. Dylan Sydor’s (6) wired a shot off of Kykkanen’s mask, knocking it off his head, the puck then went off of Rockets defender Jackson Gillespie and into the net at 6:16.

Soon after some dialogue between the referees about no matter whether the enjoy should’ve been blown useless owing to Kykkanen’s mask coming off, it was considered a good target. Hiroki Gojsic (7) responded for Kelowna 59 seconds afterwards, leaping on the free puck in the slot pursuing the faceoff he spun and shot the puck past Blazes netminder Dylan Ernst.

Seconds after the Rockets pulled the goaltender, the puck kicked out to the ideal of the Blazers net exactly where captain Gabriel Szturc (15) pulled Kelowna back inside one with 2:17 to go in regulation.

The Rockets file is now 15-16-2-

Kelowna’s energy play was /3 on the night, while Kamloops was 1/3 with the person benefit

The Rockets outshot the Blazers 32-31

The two will experience every other following on Friday at Propsera Location, the Blazers guide the time sequence 1-

Rockets major scorer Andrew Cristall extended his level streak to fourteen online games that has witnessed him report 24 details (8G, 17A) around that span

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The Rockets will return property to Prospera Place for back again-to-back home online games this weekend, where by they will host the Blazers on Friday evening and the Calgary Hitmen on Saturday. Puck fall is set for 7:05 pm each nights.

One Game Tickets for all Rockets online games can be acquired:

On the web at

By contacting Select Your Tickets at 250-762-5050

Or by visiting the Find Your Tickets box business at the Prospera Put box place of work. The box office environment is open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and opens at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday home game times.

Friday’s activity will attribute a 50/50 jackpot that begun on the web profits final 7 days at $10,000. As of Wednesday evening, the full pot sits at $15,370.00. Everyone 19+ in BC can purchase a ticket at