Rockets Second in Home Series

Kelowna Rockets-(1)

Kevin Parnell

February 2, 2013, Kelowna, BC (ISN) – The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Vancouver Giants 5-1 on Friday night in Vancouver, winning its second straight game of the weekend and first in a home and home series against the Giants

Jackson Whistle was excellent in net for the Rockets, stopping 31 of 32 shots against his former team.

Rockets captain Colton Sissons, with a pair, along with Tyson Baillie, Tyrell Goulbourne and JT Barnett scored for the Rockets.

Sissons and Baillie now both have 20 goals on the year, giving Kelowna five players with 20 goals or more on the season.

The Rockets improved to 39-10-3-1 on the season, second overall in the WHL and first in the BC Division.

Kelowna is back in action on Saturday night at Prospera Place where the team has won 22 straight games, a tie for the 3rd longest streak in WHL history.

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