November 29, 2013, Kamloops (ISN) – The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Kamloops Blazers 3-2 on Friday night in Kamloops, opening up a home and home series between the two WHL rivals with a win.
Tyson Baillie scored the game-winning goal late in the third period, snapping a 2-2 tie and improving the Rockets record to 18-3-0-2 on the season.
Jordon Cooke was excellent in net for Kelowna, allowing just two goals on 39 shots on net in a first-star performance. The Blazers outshot Kelowna 39-36 in the game.
Zach Franko and Ryan Olsen had staked Kelowna to a 2-0 lead before Kamloops scored two straight to tie the game.
The Rockets and Blazers will meet again on Saturday night in Kelowna.
There are tickets still available for the game through www.selectyourtickets.com, at 250-762-5050 or at the Prospera Place box office.