Rockets defeated by Chiefs

Larry Brunt/Spokane Chiefs

The Rockets fell 4-0 to the Spokane Chiefs Friday night at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena in Spokane, Washington.

Spokane’s Jake McGrew (21) scored the lone goal of the first period at 8:02.

Adam Beckman (20) extended the lead to 2-0 for the Chiefs when he beat Rockets starter, James Porter 15:55 into the second period. Roman Basran replaced Porter in net for the Rockets at 16:49. The Chiefs held a 2-0 lead through two periods of play.

Nolan Reid (9) scored early in the third period, giving the Chiefs a 3-0 lead 1:54 into the third period. Spokane’s Adam Beckman (21) scored 1:56 after his teammate, making it 4-0.

Kelowna’s record is now 20-25-4-1.

Basran stopped 15 of the 17 shots he faced in relief of Porter. Porter turned aside 13 of the 15 shots he faced, his record moves to 6-11-2-1. The Chiefs outshot the Rockets 32-25.

The Rockets are back in action tomorrow night. Come cheer on them as they take on their biggest rival, the Kamloops Blazers tomorrow night! Tickets are on sale at, at the Prospera Place box office or by phone at 250-762-5050

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