February 1, 2013 – Following an overtime setback against Kamloops, the Kelowna Rockets got back to their winning ways against Victoria and Vancouver.
The Rockets beat up on the Victoria Royals by a score of 6-1 on Thursday night then travelled to Vancouver Friday night and downed the Giants, 5-1, in Vancouver, winning its second straight game of the weekend and first in a home and home series against the Giants.
Jackson Whistle was excellent in net for the Rockets, stopping 31 of 32 shots against his former team.
Rockets captain Colton Sissons, with a pair, along with Tyson Baillie, Tyrell Goulbourne and JT Barnett scored for the Rockets.
Sissons and Baillie now both have 20 goals on the season, giving Kelowna five players with 20 goals or more on the season.
The Rockets improved to 39-10-3-1 on the season, second overall in the WHL and first in the BC Division.
Kelowna is back in action on Saturday night at Prospera Place where the team has won 22 straight games, a tie for the 3rd longest streak in WHL history.
Kelowna fans, tickets for Saturday night are available.
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