(Photos: Marissa Baecker)
The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Tri-City Americans 7-0 on Saturday night at Prospera Place in Kelowna as the Rockets improved on a franchise record with its 54th win of the season.
The Rockets scored four power play goals to skate past Tri-City as seven different players scored and Jordon Cooke earned the shutout in net.
Nick Merkley, Ryan Olsen, Damon Severson, Ryan Olsen and Marek Tvrdon all had a goal and an assist to lead the Rockets offense.
Madison Bowey and Kris Schmidli also scored while Carter Rigby, Justin Kirkland and Colton Heffley each added two assists.
Attendance at Prospera Place was 5,514.
The Rockets now have just four games left in the WHL regular season as they play Tuesday at home to Victoria, Wednesday in Kamloops, Friday in Vancouver and next Saturday at home to the Giants to close out the regular season.
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