THURSDAY'S WHL ROUND-UPNov 02, 2012 - 03:14 MDT
ROCKETS END BLAZERS’ STREAK – Jordon Cooke stopped all 19 shots he faced to post his third shutout of the season as the Kelowna Rockets blanked the visiting Kamloops Blazers 3-0 in Western Hockey League action on Thursday.
Tyrell Goulbourne notched his first of the season while Cody Fowlie scored his first two goals for the Rockets (9-6-1-1), who outshot the visiting Blazers 26-19 as they post their second win in a row to move into second place in the B.C. Division.
Cole Cheveldave stopped 23 of 26 shots he faced to take the loss for the Blazers (16-1-0-1), who see their winning streak come to an end at 14 games.
TIGERS 5, GIANTS 1
Hunter Shinkaruk scored two goals, his 10th and 11th of the season, to lead the Medicine Hat Tigers to a 5-1 win over the visiting Vancouver Giants on Thursday.
Elgin Pearce tallied a goal and two assists while Jacob Doty and Trevor Cox also scored for the Tigers (9-8-1-0), who got all their scoring at even strength as they push their win streak to five games. Cam Lanigan, the Husky WHL Goalie of the Month for Septembe/October, stopped 34 of 35 shots to post the victory.
Former Tiger Kale Kessy scored the only goal for the Giants (4-11-0-0), who fall to 1-5 on the road this season. Liam Liston stopped 14 of 16 shots through the first 24 minutes of the game, taking the loss, while Tyler Fuhr made 19 saves the rest of the way.