Rockets fall to the Cougars on the road

James Doyle/Prince George Cougars

The Kelowna Rockets were shutout 4-0 by the Prince Goerge Cougars Saturday night at the CN Centre in Prince Geroge, BC.

Cougar, Josh Maser (16) opened the scoring when he fired a wrist shot past Rockets starter, James Porter 7:57 into the opening period. The Cougars held a 1-0 lead after one period of play.

Prince George took a 2-0 lead when the puck went off a Rocket and into the net, Josh Curtis (7) was credited with the goal. The Rockets made a goaltending change 3:22 into the period, replacing Porter with Roman Basran.

Vladislav Mikhalchuk (14) extended Prine George’s lead to 3-0, 1:01 into the third period. Mikhalchuk (15) scored his second of the night while on the power-play at 13:52.

The Rockets record moves to 17-21-3-1.

Roman Basran turned aside 8 of the 10 shots he faced in relief of James Porter. Porter stopped 18 of the 20 shots fired on him, his record moves to 5-9-2-1. The Cougars outshot the Rockets 30-20.

Kelowna now returns home to host Vancouver Canucks prospect Jett Woo and the Moose Jaw Warriors on Wednesday, January 16th for Hat Trick Wednesday. Enjoy the game with a hot dog and pop for only $19.99; your ticket must be purchased before 2:00 pm on game day. Tickets are on sale at, at the Prospera Place box office or by phone at 250-762-5050.

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