Zack Ostapchuk struck 30 seconds into overtime and three other Giants had a pair of points in a 4-3 victory over the Kelowna Rockets on Sunday afternoon, Jan, 2. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Zack Ostapchuk struck 30 seconds into overtime and three other Giants had a pair of points in a 4-3 victory over the Kelowna Rockets on Sunday afternoon, Jan, 2. (Gary Ahuja, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Friday night’s Kelowna Rockets game cancelled

The game is cancelled due to a number of Vancouver Giants players testing positive for COVID

The Kelowna Rockets’ Friday night game against the Vancouver Giants has been cancelled.

Multiple Giants players and staff have either exhibited symptoms or tested positive for COVID-19.

As of Thursday, no Rockets have tested positive for the virus.

A rescheduled date for Friday’s game against Vancouver will be announced at a later time, those with tickets are told to save them.

Saturday’s game against Portland will go ahead as scheduled.

SEASON TICKET HOLDERS:

Please save your home game #16 tickets for that future game. Saturday’s game against Portland will be played.

Please use your home game #17 ticket to enter the game.

The WHL is working in consultation with the WHL Chief Medical Officer regarding the players and staff entered into WHL COVID-19 Protocols. Additional test results are pending and further information will be provided when it is available.

READ MORE: KIJHL games postponed after 4 teams report COVID-19 cases

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