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Rockets sweep weekend set in Prince George
The Kelowna Rockets defeated the hometown Prince George Cougars 4-1 on Saturday night in Prince George, sweeping the weekend double-header.
The Rockets scored twice late in the third period to break open a tight game with Jackson Whistle earning the win in net.
Newly-anointed captain Madison Bowey and Ryan Olsen staked Kelowna to a 2-1 lead after two periods before Kris Schmidli and Zach Franko, into an empty net, cemented the win for Kelowna in the third period.
The Rockets improved to 11-2-0-2 on the season.
On Friday night in Prince George the Rockets earned a 7-6 shootout victory.
The Rockets return to Prospera Place on Wednesday when they kick off a four-game home stand by hosting the Red Deer Rebels (7 p.m.)