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Rockets hand Blazers loss

January 24, 2009 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Oklahoma City Blazers News Release

The Kelowna Rockets posted their 5th win in 5 tries against the Blazers this season in picking up a 5-2 win at Interior Savings Centre on Saturday night. The Rockets took a 3-1 lead in the first period on goals from Mickael Backlund, Ian Duval, and Brandon McMillan with Curtis Kulchar answering for the Blazers. Scott Wasden scored a 5-on-3 powerplay goal to cut the lead to 3-2 early in the second but Duval scored his second goal of the night for a 4-2 Kelowna lead after two with Colin Long putting the game away with a third-period powerplay goal. Final shots were 30-26 Rockets with Mark Guggenberger picking up the win while Justin Leclerc saw his personal 5-game win streak come to an end.. The Rockets were 3-for-3 on the powerplay while the Blazers were 1-for-8.

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