Preview: Rockets at Prince George – Nov. 12/21
|Kelowna Rockets at Prince George Cougars|
|Date | Time||Nov. 12, 2021 | 7:00 pm|
|Video Stream||WHL Live on CHL TV|
|Live Stats||WHL Box Score|
|Live Updates||@Kelowna_Rockets Twitter|
|Next Game||Sat, Nov. 13 @ PG – 7:00 pm|
NOTES PREPARED BY ROCKETS COMMUNICATIONS STAFF
The Kelowna Rockets will put their five-game point streak on the line on Friday night when they head to Prince George to face the Cougars at the CN Centre. Kelowna wrapped up a five-game homestand that saw the team go 4-0-0-1, picking up nine of a possible ten points.
The Rockets snapped the Kamloops Blazers seven-game win streak on Wednesday night, shutting them down 3-2 at Prospera Place. Talyn Boyko made 27 saves in his debut, while Mark Liwiski, Colton Dach and Nolan Flamand each found the back of the net for Kelowna. Flamand earned first star honours, posting an assist to go along with his game-winning goal.
The Cougars had a busy midweek, hosting the Vancouver Giants for a pair of games on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Cougars opened the matchup with a 1-0 win, but fell 5-3 to the Giants the next night.
|Prince George Cougars (6-7-0-0 – 12 points)
4th B.C. Division | 5th Western Conference
Power Play: 6/50 – 12.0%
Penalty Kill: 54/65 – 83.1%
Last Ten: 6-4-0-0 Streak: 0-1-0-0
GF: 38 GA: 40
|Kelowna Rockets (6-3-0-1 – 13 points)
3rd B.C. Division | 4th Western Conference
Power Play: 10/31 – 32.3%
Penalty Kill: 27/36 – 75.0%
Last Ten: 6-3-0-1 Streak: 4-0-0-1
GF: 38 GA: 39
THE LAST TIME THESE TWO MET
The Cougar and Rockets didn’t have to wait long for the rematch, the two just met last Saturday at Prospera Place. Kelowna took the series opener 4-1, Jake lee scored a pair of goals, Gabriel Szturc and Tyson Feist also found the back of the net for the Rockets.
PLAYERS TO WATCH
- For the first time, seventeen-year-old Scott Cousins will get the chance to play in front of his family in his hometown this weekend. The forward has appeared in three games this season, posting two shots on net.
- Chicago Blackhawks prospect Colton Dach is riding a six-game point streak that has seen him post two goals and four assists over that span.
- Selected second-overall by the Cougars in the 2020 WHL Draft, forward Riley Heidt leads the Cougs in scoring with 13 points (4G, 8A) in 13 games.
- Goaltender Tyler Brennan has appeared in eight games this season, he’s posted a record of 4-4-0-0, 2.71 GAA and .916 SAV%.
BC DIVISION STANDINGS
|4||Prince George Cougars||13||6||7||0||0||12|
as of Tuesday afternoon
SEASON SERIES (1-0-0-0)
|Nov. 6||vs Prince George||4-1|
|Nov. 12||@ Prince George||7:00 PM|
|Nov. 13||@ Prince George||7:00 PM|
|Nov. 27||vs Prince George||7:05 PM|
|Dec. 10||vs Prince George||7:05 PM|
|Jan. 11||@ Prince George||7:00 PM|
|Jan. 12||@ Prince George||7:00 PM|
|Feb. 16||vs Prince George||7:05 PM|
|Feb. 18||@ Prince George||7:00 PM|
|Feb. 19||@ Prince George||7:00 PM|
|Mar. 9||vs Prince George||7:05 PM|
|Apr. 1||vs Prince George||7:05 PM|
JDS PROJECTED LINEUP
The Rockets will post the JDS Mining Projected Lineup complete with line combos at least half an hour prior to puck drop for all games this season. You will be able to find the graphic on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram stories.
WATCH AND LISTEN
You can watch all Rockets games on WHL Live on CHL TV. More are details available by visiting watch.CHL.ca. As of Monday, CHL TV is now compatible with Roku.
You can also listen to the game on AM1550.