Rockets get past the Cougars in OT

Mitchell Kohner #25 of the Prince George Cougars and Liam Kindree #26 of the Kelowna Rockets at the Kelowna Rockets game on October 27, 2018 at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Photo By Cindy Rogers/Nyasa Photography

 

 

 

Nolan Foote scored 43 seconds into overtime, handing the Kelowna Rockets a 4-3 win over Prince George.  Josh Maser, Jackson Leppard and Ryan Schoettler scored in the setback. The Rockets scored three power-play goals Saturday, including the overtime winner.

STREAK FREE: Josh Curtis had his six-game point streak come to an end on in Saturday’s setback. Curtis had five-goals and nine-points over his six-game point streak. The Cougars Captain has 10-points in 14-games.

SEASON SERIES:The Cougars now own a 2-1-1-0 record against the Rockets in four-games. The two teams meet again next month, when the Rockets visit Prince George on the November 14th. The Cougars face the Rockets nine-times this season.

UP NEXT :The Cougars (5-6-1-2) go back home for a three-game home stand next week, starting Tuesday against the Brandon Wheat Kings (6-3-3-1). It’s “Halloween with the Cougars,” as families can trick-or-treat on the concourse starting at 5:30 pm; the puck drops at 6:30 p.m.

GAME SUMMARY

Boxscore- http://whl.ca/gamecentre/1015739/boxscore

Scoring

Cougars– Josh Maser (1 G), Jackson Leppard (1 G), Ryan Schoettler (1 G), Vladislav Mikhalchuk (2 A),

Rockets– Erik Gardiner (1 G), Kyle Topping (1 G), Kyle Topping (1 G), Lasi Thomson (1 G, 1 A), Liam Kindree (2 A), Kaden Korczak (1 A), Layne Zablocki (1 A), Leif Mattson (1 A)

Goaltending

Cougars- Taylor Gauthier (Loss) 60:43 29/33

Rockets-  Roman Basran (WIN) 60:43

Power-Play

Cougars- 1/3

Rockets- 3/5

Three Stars: 1) Lassi Thomson 2) Jackson Leppard (PG) 3) Kyle Topping

-PG Cougars

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