Rockets keep winning streak with win over Raiders

Kelowna Rockets-(1)

By Kevin Parnell

January 27, 2013, (ISN) The Rockets now have the fourth longest home winning streak in Western Hockey League history, tying the 1968 Estevan Bruins and Flin Flon Bombers and the 1992 Kamloops Blazers. The WHL’s longest home winning streak is 29, held by the 1993 Blazers.

The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Prince Albert Raiders 6-2 on Saturday night, winning its 21st straight game at Prospera Place and it’s sixth straight game overall.

Cody Fowlie scored twice while Tyson Baillie had a goal and two helpers in the Rockets win. Damon Severson, Jesse Lees and Ryan Olsen also scored for the Rockets, who improved to 37-10-2-1 on the season, first in the WHL BC division.

Jordon Cooke extended his personal winning streak in the Rockets net to a team-record 20 straight wins.

Kelowna has just a day off before heading to Kamloops to take on the Blazers on Monday night, in an important WHL BC division game.

The Rockets next home game is next Thursday against Victoria.

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