Aug 31, 2012 / 11:00 pm
The Kelowna Rockets scored two third period goals to come from behind and defeat the Vancouver Giants 4-3 in WHL preseason play on Friday night in Ladner.
Newcomer Ryan Olsen scored the winner midway through the third period as the Rockets opened the WHL preseason on a winning note. Tyson Baillie had tied the game at 3-3 with a goal just minutes earlier.
It was the first game of a double-header between the two teams this weekend. Kelowna will host Vancouver at Prospera Place on Saturday night.
Cole Linaker and Stewart Coyle also scored for the Rockets.
Coyle also assisted on two goals including Olsen's winner.
Jordan Cooke faced 40 shots in the Kelowna net to earn the win as Vancouver outshot the Rockets 40-35.
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