Kelowna Rockets defeat Red Deer Rebels 5-2
Kelowna opened the scoring 1:54 into the first period as Dillon Dube capitalized on an early power play.
The Rockets struck again three minutes later as Liam Kindreee collected a power-play goal of his own.
The Rebels put one marker on the board in the first period and the Rockets took a 2-1 lead into the second frame.
James Hilsendager took advantage of another power play at 8:41 of the middle frame to extend the Rockets lead to 3-1.
Kelowna managed two more goals before the end of the second period, from Braydyn Chizen and Kole Lind, giving the Rockets a 5-1 lead.
Red Deer got a lucky goal in the third, as a Rebel shot bounced off a Kelowna defender’s stick and into the Rockets’ net.
That was the last goal of the game, and the Rockets skated off the ice with a 5-2 victory.
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