The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Swift Current Broncos 3-2 in overtime Wednesday night at Prospera Place in Kelowna, BC.
The Broncos held a 1-0 lead after the first period thanks to Ben King (3). King’s shot deflected and tricked past Rockets starter Cole Schwebius.
Nolan Foote (5) and Pavel Novak (5) both netted goals in the second period to pull the Rockets ahead 2-1 after two periods of play.
Brecon Wood (2) tied the game up just past the five-minute mark in the third period. The two teams went back and forth but neither could push ahead.
Foote (6) found the back of the net just 65 seconds into extra time with his second of the night to secure the victory for the Rockets.
Kelowna’s record moves to 6-3-1-0.
Schwebius stopped 22 of the 24 shots fired on him to pick up his first regular-season win as a Rocket, his record is now 1-1-0-0. Kelowna outshot Swift Current 36-24.
The Rockets will be back in action on Saturday when they face the Kamloops Blazers on the road at the Sandman Centre.
Packages for the 2020 Memorial Cup are now available to current and future 2019/2020 Kelowna Rockets Season Ticket Holders by contacting Andrew Deans or Gavin Hamilton at the Kelowna Rockets Office at 250-860-7825. Don’t be stuck outside of Prospera Place, become a season ticket holder today and guarantee your seats.