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Rocket Recap: Schwebius backstops Rockets to victory in Victoria

The Kelowna Rockets shutout the Victoria Royals 1-0 Wednesday night at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena in Victoria, B.C.

The two faced off for the second night in a row, Victoria came back to down the Rockets 5-4 in a shootout last night.

Goaltender Cole Schwebius backstopped the Rockets to their first shutout of the season and his first in the Western Hockey League; he turned aside 33 shots.

Nolan Foote (8) put the Rockets in front when he pounced on a rebound just past the midway point of the first period. His third power-play tally of the season would be the lone goal of the game.

The Rockets record moves to 8-4-1-1.

Schwebius’s record is now 2-1-0-0. The Royals outshot the Rockets 33-17.

Kelowna will host the Prince George Cougars Friday night at Prospera Place. Tickets are on sale at selectyourtickets.com, at the Prospera Place box office or by phone at 250-762-505.


Six and twelve game mini-packs are now on sale! Order yours today by filling out this form or by contacting Gavin Hamilton at 250-979-0851 (gavin@kelownarockets.com) or Andrew Deans at 250-979-0863 (Andrew@kelownarockets.com).

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