KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Rookie Connor Levis capped his best performance with his fourth power-play goal of the game midway through the third period as the Kamloops Blazers topped the Kelowna Rockets 6-2 on Tuesday in Western Hockey League play.
Levis scored twice in his WHL debut, then went eight games without a goal before exploding for four against Kelowna.
Inaki Baragano added a fifth power-play goal for the Blazers (8-2-0), while Montana Onyebuchi scored at even strength 1:45 into the game.
David Kope and Mark Liwiski, shorthanded, found the back of the net for the Rockets (3-2-0), who trailed 4-0 after a period of play.
Kamloops goalie Dylan Garand made 32 saves while Cole Schwebius kicked out 28-of-34 shots for Kelowna.
The Blazers went 5 for 7 on the power play. The Rockets failed to score on five chances with the man advantage.
PATS 4 BLADES 2
REGINA — Carter Chorney had a short-handed goal to go along with an assist and Roddy Ross stopped 20-of-22 shots as the Pats (8-9-3) doubled up Saskatoon (14-3-3).
This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 20, 2021.
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