(ISN) – The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Kamloops Blazers 6-4 on Wednesday night in Kamloops, extending its season opening winning streak to nine games.
The Rockets scored three times in the second period to take the lead with Austin Glover and Rourke Chartier each scoring twice and Nick Merkley posting three assists to lead the Rockets offense.
Jackson Whistle earned the win in net for the Rockets, who were outshot by Kamloops 39-33.
Riley Stadel and Tyrell Goulbourne also scored for Kelowna while Tyson Baillie and Justin Kirkland added two assists apiece.
The win moves the Rockets record to 9-0-0-0 on the season as they head to a two-game weekend in the US Division, playing in Spokane Friday and in Tri-City Saturday.
Kelowna’s next home game is next Wednesday vs. Tri-City.