Game Notes: Rockets at Silvertips

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Kelowna Rockets at Everett Silvertips
Date | Time  Fri., Jan. 17, 2020, | 7:35 pm
Video Stream WHL Live
Radio  AM 1150, pregame at 7:00 pm
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Next Game Sat., Jan. 18 at POR – 6:0o pm


  • Tonight’s Preview: The Kelowna Rockets open a three-game US Division road trip tonight when they face the Everett Silvertips. These two teams met on September 28th, with the Rockets earning a 5-1 win. The Rockets scored three-second period goals in the victory. These two teams close out the seasonal series with a home and home set February 28th and 29th. Last season the Rockets were 1-1-0-0 in Everett, losing 2-1 before earning a 2-0 victory. Following tonight’s game, the Rockets face the Portland Winterhawks in back-to-back games Saturday (6 pm) and Sunday (5 pm). The Rockets next home game is Friday, January 24th against the visiting Seattle Thunderbirds.

 Kelowna Rockets (21-17-1-2 – 45 points)

3rd in B.C. Division | 6th in Western Conference

Power Play: 32/181 – 17.7% (15th in WHL)

Penalty Kill: 149/185 – 80.5% (8th in WHL)

Last Ten: 3-7-0-0 Streak: 0-3-0-0

GF: 114 GA: 123

PIM: 614

Everett Silvertips (26-11-2-1 – 55 points)

2nd in U.S. Division | 3rd in Western Conference

Power Play: 43/158 – 27.2% (2nd in WHL)

Penalty Kill: 122/152 – 81.9% (9th in WHL)

Last Ten: 4-5-0-1 Streak: 0-2-0-0

GF: 135 GA: 105

PIM: 491

  • Broadcasters Notebook: Kaedan Korczak serves game one of a three-game suspension for his involvement in the third period of Saturday’s game against Kamloops…The Rockets were fined $3,000 dollars for actions in that game, which featured 18 fighting majors…The Rockets have called up goaltender Cole Tisdale from the Camrose Kodiaks of the AJHL. Tisdale was the Rockets 8th round pick from the 2017 WHL bantam draft and played five games with the team as an emergency call-up in 2017-2018…The Rockets have scored just one power-play goal in their last 22 chances….The teams the Rockets face this weekend (Everett and Portland) have a combined record of 56-17-4-4…..The two teams the Rockets face this weekend feature the top two goaltenders in the WHL in Everett’s Dustin Wolf and Portland’s Joel Hofer. Wolf played for the USA at the World Junior Hockey Championships while Hofer won gold for Canada at the prestigious event….The Rockets acquired Jonas Peterek from the Calgary Hitmen at the trade deadline for a 5th round WHL bantam pick. Peterek has played 32 games with the Hitmen this season, scoring 8 games and collecting 8 assists….The Rockets acquired 18-year-old d-man Tyson Feist last Wednesday from the Regina Pats for a 4th round pick.….The Rockets were 5-7-0-0 while Nolan Foote was at the World Junior Hockey Championships …The Rockets have played in 22-1 goal games this season, the most in the WHL…The Rockets are 17-3 when opening the scoring….The Rockets are 9-13-1-1 against teams in the BC Division…The Rockets are 4 and 1 in overtime with game-winning goals coming from Dillon Hamaliuk, Nolan Foote, Kaedan Korczak and Liam Kindree….Head Coach Adam Foote is closing in on a milestone. Foote will coach in his 100th game January 26th, at home, vs. Vancouver….Conner McDonald is 2 assists shy of 100 for his career.
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