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Sissons scores twice as Rockets down Giants

Saturday, 02.02.2013 / 1:34 AM / News

The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER - Colton Sissons scored twice as the Kelowna Rockets downed the host Vancouver Giants 5-1 on Friday in Western Hockey League play.

Tyrell Goulbourne and Tyson Baillie each had a goal and an assist for the Rockets (39-10-4), who have won 16 of their last 18 games, and JT Barnett added a single goal.

Dalton Sward scored the lone goal for the Giants (13-39-0).

Jackson Whistle made 32 saves for the win as Jared Rathjen stopped 24 shots in a losing cause.

Kelowna went 1 for 2 on the power play while Vancouver failed to score on six chances with the man advantage.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round