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Chiefs Rally in 3rd; Down Kelowna 4-3 in OT in Spokane

The Spokane Chiefs defeated the Kelowna Rockets 4-3 in overtime on Saturday night in Spokane, scoring three straight third period goals to earn the win.

The Rockets led 3-1 early in the third period before Spokane scored two straight to force overtime and then won it 2:15 into the extra period.

The loss snaps the Rockets five game winning streak and drops their record to 14-5-1-0 on the season.

Gordie Ballhorn had a goal and two assists for Kelowna while Justin Kirkland and Calvin Thurkauf also scored. Jackson Whistle suffered the loss in net with the Chiefs outshooting Kelowna 34-21.

The Rockets play in Kamloops on Wednesday before returning to Prospera Place this coming weekend, hosting Edmonton on Friday and and Vancouver on Saturday.

Tickets are available for the game through www.selectyourtickets.com, at the Prospera Place box office or by phone at 250-762-5050.

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