Rockets suffer two more injuries

Kelowna Rockets-(1)

Kevin Parnell              

March 29, 2013, Kelowna, BC (ISN)- Kelowna Rockets president and general manager Bruce Hamilton announced on Friday that two more players have been lost to the club indefinitely with long term injuries.

Due to the number of inquiries the Rockets have had about the injuries, the organization is releasing the following details on the nature of injuries.

Veteran defenceman MacKenzie Johnston, 19, suffered a 2nd-degree shoulder separation after being hit in game four on Wednesday in Seattle. He will be sidelined for a minimum of six to eight weeks.

Rookie forward Rourke Chartier is also out indefinitely with an undisclosed upper body injury that will keep him sidelined six to eight weeks.

The two players join Rockets regulars Colton Sissons, Carter Rigby and Mitchell Wheaton, all out with long term injuries.