Kelowna Rockets Defeat the Hurricanes 3-1

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December 13, 2012, (ISN) – The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Lethbridge Hurricanes 3-1 on Wednesday night at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge, winning the first two games of its five game road trip through the Western Hockey League’s Central Division.

Carter Rigby and JT Barnett scored first period goals while goalie Jordon Cooke earned the win in net as the Rockets extended its winning streak to four games and won for the ninth time in its past 10.

Colton Heffley scored into an empty net to seal the victory while Connor Sutton had the lone goal for the Hurricanes.

The win moves the Rockets’ record to 21-9-1-1 heading into an off day on Thursday before playing three games in three days to close out its five game road trip.

Kelowna will play in Medicine Hat on Friday, Red Deer on Saturday and Calgary on Sunday to finish the team’s pre-Christmas schedule. They also won 3-1 in Kootenay on Tuesday night.

The team plays its next home game on Dec. 27 against the rival Kamloops Blazers.

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