The Kelowna Rockets snapped a 3 all tie with 2 third period goals en route to a 5-3 win over Vancouver, as Kelowna won for the 8th time in 9 games.
Colten Martin’s powerplay goal 7 minutes into the third gave the Rockets the lead and Dylan McKinley added a shorthanded insurance marker 5 minutes later. It was the Langley, B.C. native’s 2nd goal of the night.
Cody Fowlie and Tyrell Goulbourne had the other Rocket goals.
Trevor Cheek, Carter Popoff and Cain Franson scored for Vancouver.
Tyler Fuhr faced 19 shots in net for Vancouver and the Giants outshot the Rockets 27-19.
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Giants’ Next Game: Saturday Dec. 29, 2012 in Kamloops at 7 p.m.
Giants’ Next Home Game: Sunday Dec. 30, 2012 vs. Prince George at 4 p.m.
Tonight’s Dickie’s Hardest Working Player: Kale Kessy
Photo Credit: Chris Relke