Braydyn Chizen and the Kelowna Rockets fell to James Malm and the Vancouver Giants Saturday in WHL action in Langley. -Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Rockets edged by B.C. rival Giants

Vancouver pulls to within a point of Kelowna atop the WHL’s Western Conference

James Malm scored the go-ahead goal and game winner at 8:53 of the third period to lead the Vancouver Giants to a 3-2 victory over the Kelowna Rockets in WHL action Saturday in Langley.

Kelowna (27-13-2-1) leads the Giants (25-14-4-2) by one point for top spot in the B.C. Division, with the Rockets holding a game in hand.

Conner Bruggen-Cate and Lief Mattson scored for the Rockets who were coming off a 6-2 win over the Seattle Thunderbirds a night earlier in Kent, Wash.

James Porter stopped 23 shots in the Kelowna net as the Rockets outshot Vancouver 30-26.

Kelowna back on home ice Wednesday night to take on the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Face off at Prospera Place is 7:05 p.m.

To report a typo, email: edit@kelownacapnews.com.


@capnewsports

whenderson@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Updated: Kelowna cops investigate armed robbery at city centre business

Robbery sparks late afternoon manhunt by armed police officers with guns drawn

Kelowna mayor pays emotional tribute to late senior city manager

Colin Basran chokes up remembering city corporate and protective services director Rob Mayne Monday

Country Music hopes to raise funds for Grand Forks families

The event will take place at OK Corral in Kelowna

NDP executive steps down in North Okanagan Shuswap

in-house ‘spending scandal’ blamed for Saturday’s resignation decision

Vernon second-degree murder suspect found not criminally responsible

Angelo Gabriel Monfort’s matter will be put to the British Columbia Review Board

Updated: Kelowna cops investigate armed robbery at city centre business

Robbery sparks late afternoon manhunt by armed police officers with guns drawn

UPDATED: Oliver wildfire extinguished, B.C. Wildfire mopping up

6-ha. brush fire contained before it could spread farther

Late goal gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

At the last World Cup in 2014, England couldn’t even win a game

Canadian military police officer pleads not guilty to sex assault

Sgt. Kevin MacIntyre, 48, entered his plea today at a court martial proceeding in Halifax

Vernon cold case murder suspect bail hearing Tuesday

Paramjit Singh Bogarh will appear in Vernon Law Courts at 10 a.m. June 19

Elvis lives again in Penticton

Elvis Festival back this weekend for 17th year

Cheers erupt as Federal Court judge approves historic gay purge settlement

Gay military veterans said they were interrogated, harassed and spied on because of their sexuality

Remains of two people found on Vancouver Island

Officials have not said whether or not the remains belong to two missing men, last seen in Ucluelet in mid-May

Helping B.C.’s helpers cope

The MRT has helped almost 7,000 first responders and street workers in 57 communities in B.C.

Most Read