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Rockets fall to Blazers

October 20, 2019 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Kelowna Rockets News Release

Kelowna Rockets goaltender Roman Basran smothers a shot against the Kamloops Blazers
Kelowna Rockets goaltender Roman Basran smothers a shot against the Kamloops Blazers
(Kelowna Rockets, Credit: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets)

The Kelowna Rockets fell 2-1 to the Kamloops Blazers on Saturday night at the Sandman Centre in Kamloops, BC.

The Blazers held a 1-0 lead after twenty thanks to Zane Franklin (7).

The Rockets were called for six penalties during the second period, playing without a man for 10:57 of the middle frame. Kelowna held the Blazers off and entered the final frame down a single goal.

Max Martin (3) extended the Kamloops lead early in the third period. Kyle Topping (5) scored the Rockets lone goal with 3:11 left to play.

Kelowna's record is now 6-4-1-0.

Roman Basran stopped 37 of the 39 shots he faced, his record moves to 5-3-1-0. The Blazers outshot the Rockets 39-26.

The Rockets are back in action on Wednesday, October 23 when they head to Prince George to face the Cougars.





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Kelowna Rockets goaltender Roman Basran smothers a shot against the Kamloops Blazers
Kelowna Rockets goaltender Roman Basran smothers a shot against the Kamloops Blazers

(Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets)
  

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