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Cooke makes 27 saves as the Rockets double up the Wheat Kings 4-2

Sunday, 10.21.2012 / 1:04 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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Cooke makes 27 saves as the Rockets double up the Wheat Kings 4-2

KELOWNA, B.C. - Jordon Cooke made 27 saves as the Kelowna Rockets defeated the visiting Brandon Wheat Kings 4-2 on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.

Zach Franko, Dylen McKinlay, Tyson Bailie and Colton Heffley all scored for the Rockets (6-5-1), who have won back-to-back contests.

Alessio Bertaggia and Tim McGauley scored for the Wheat Kings (6-5-1) while Corbin Boes stopped 31 shots in a losing effort.

Neither club could produce on the power play as they both went 0-for-4.

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