by Kevin Parnell
March 15, 2014, Kelowna (ISN) – The Kelowna Rockets closed out the Western Hockey League regular season by extending its franchise record for wins in a season with its 57th, beating the Vancouver Giants 5-3 Saturday night at Prospera Place in Kelowna.
Carter Rigby scored twice while Madison Bowey, Nick Merkley and Rourke Chariter added singles as the Rockets improved to 57-11-0-4 on the season.
During the 2013-14 season, the Rockets established new records for wins in a season with 57, as well as most points and most wins on the road in the season. The team’s 29 wins on the road matches a WHL record set last season by Portland
The Rockets will now move on to the WHL playoffs where it will have home ice throughout the playoffs, beginning next weekend with games Saturday (7:05 p.m.) and Sunday (5:05 p.m.) against the Tri-City Americans.
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