Rockets Top Giants 4-1 Friday

Rob Wilton

For Immediate Release: January 20, 2023

Photo by: Rob Wilton

Langley, BC – The Giants dropped their fourth straight game as the Rockets tied the season series with a 4-1 win at the LEC Friday night.

1st Period:

KEL: Kelowna opened the scoring 1:09 into the game as Carson Golder shoveled home a rebound early.

2nd Period:

KEL: Grady Lenton increased the lead to 2-0 with a deflection with 4:46 left in the middle period.


3rd Period:

VAN: Ty Thorpe got the Giants on the board 4:08 into the third period with a shot from the high slot.

KEL: Just over eight minutes into the period, Gabriel Szturc scored a shorthanded goal on a breakaway to push it to 3-1.

KEL: Golder added his second of the night on the powerplay with 2:41 left.


Final Score: Vancouver 1 – Kelowna 4

Final Shots:

Kelowna: 33

Vancouver: 30

Jesper Vikman: 29/33 saves for Vancouver

Talyn Boyko: 29/30 saves for Kelowna

Vancouver Power Play: 0/8

Kelowna Power Play: 1/6

3 Stars:

1)   Szturc (KEL)

2)   Thorpe (VAN)

3)   Golder (KEL)

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