Rockets finish 2018 at .500

in regular season

 

Marissa Baecker photo
December 30, 2018

The Kelowna Rockets split their back to back home and home series vs the Kamloops Blazers with a 2-1 victory at Prospera Place Saturday night.

Luke Zazula (3) got the Blazers on the board first when he squeaked the puck between Rockets starter, Roman Basran’s pad and the post 12:19 into the middle frame.

With 28.3 seconds left on the clock, Nolan Foote (19)  tied the game getting the puck past Blazers netminder, Dylan Ferguson.

Kyle Topping (14) scored the game-winning marker 10:08 into the third period.

Kelowna’s record is now 17-17-3-0.

Roman Basran turned aside 33 of the 34 shots he faced, his record moves to 12-10-1-0. The Blazers outshot the Rockets 34 to 33.

Kelowna has the week off, they’ll hit the ice again when they host the Prince George Cougars on Friday, January 4th at 7 pm.

Tickets are on sale at selectyourtickets.com, at the Prospera Place box office or by phone at 250-762-5050.