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Bouma's late third-period goal leads Giants to 3-2 win over Rockets

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KELOWNA, B,C, - Lance Bouma scored the game-winning goal for Vancouver late in the third period as the Giants defeated the Kelowna Rockets 3-2 in Western Hockey League playoff action on Tuesday night.

The Giants lead the Western Conference championship series 2-1 after losing the opening game. Game 4 of the best-of-seven series goes Thursday night at in Kelowna, B.C.

Garry Nunn, with his third playoff goal, and Craig Cunningham, with his fifth, also scored for Vancouver.

Cody Almond, with his seventh, and Jamie Benn, with his ninth, replied for Kelowna, which opened Tuesday's scoring early in the first period but trailed 2-1 heading into the third.

Tyson Sexsmith made 33 saves for the Giants, while Mark Guggenberger turned aside 21 shots for the Rockets.

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