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T-Birds' Double-OT Win Ends Rockets Season

April 28, 2016 - The Seattle Thunderbirds defeated the Kelowna Rockets 5-4 in double-overtime on Wednesday night in Seattle to end the WHL Western Conference Championship, beating the Rockets in four straight games. Michael Herringer turned in a first-star performance, facing 76 shots in the loss, as Seattle outshot Kelowna 76-32 in the game and 30-6 in the two overtime periods. The Rockets led throughout regulation, holding 2-0, 3-1 and 4-2 leads before the Thunderbirds scored twice late in the game to force overtime, including the ga... Full Story

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Seattle Scores 3-1 Win to Take 3-0 Series Lead

April 27, 2016 - The Seattle Thunderbirds defeated the Kelowna Rockets 3-1 on Tuesday night in Seattle as the Thunderbirds grabbed a 3-0 series lead in the WHL Western Conference Final. Mathew Barzal had a goal and an assist for the T-Birds, who scored early in the third period to snap a 1-1 tie and then added an empty net marker to seal the victory. Seattle led 1-0 after the first before Justin Kirkland scored the lone Rockets goal, his ninth of the season to tie the game 1-1 after two periods. The Rockets outshot Seattle 37-33 in ... Full Story

Rockets and T-Birds in Game Three in Seattle

April 26, 2016 - Tonight's Preview: It is game three of the Western Conference Champions series as the Kelowna Rockets face the Seattle Thunderbirds. The T-Birds lead the best of seven series 2-0 after back-to-back 2-1 and 3-2 victories in game one and two. Game four is tomorrow night at ShoWare Centre with game five in Kelowna on Friday. This is the Kelowna Rockets third straight appearance in the Western Conference final. The Rockets eliminated the Portland Winterhawks in six games last season and were eliminated in five games by the Winte... Full Story

Western Conference Final Shifts to Seattle

April 25, 2016 - The Kelowna Rockets and Seattle Thunderbirds will renew action in the WHL Western Conference Championship this week as the series is now shifting to Seattle for games three and four on Tuesday and Wednesday. Seattle jumped out to a 2-0 series lead on the weekend, winning two one-goal games at Prospera Place in Kelowna, beating the Rockets 2-1 on Friday and 3-2 on Saturday night. "At this point our focus is to shift gears and make sure we win game three, we don't have to look to far ahead, we just have to win game three... Full Story


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