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Royals Force Game 7 with 3-2 Win in Kelowna

The Victoria Royals defeated the Kelowna Rockets 3-2 on Sunday afternoon at Prospera Place in Kelowna, forcing a seventh and deciding game in their WHL Playoffs series.

The Royals jumped out to a 3-0 lead and held off the Rockets in the third to tie the series at 3-3.

The Rockets gave up two goals in the first period and another in the second before staging a comeback.

Cal Foote scored with 15 seconds to play in the second and Justin Kirkland made it 3-2 early in the third period.

Victoria outshot Kelowna 36-27 in the game with Michael Herringer being named the second star in the game.

The series now shifts back to Victoria for game seven on Tuesday night.

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