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Another Rockets come-from-behind win

Ho-hum, just another come-from-behind win for the Kelowna Rockets.

For the second night in a row the Kelowna Rockets spotted their opponent an early 2-0 lead - for the second straight night they roared back.

Sunday, Tyson Baillie snapped a 3-3 tie with the eventual winning goal midway through the third in a 5-3 win in Prince Albert.

The Rockets are now 5-0 on their Eastern Division road trip, having won 11 in a row overall an 12 straight on the road.

Trailing 2-0 in the first the power-play again kicked the Rockets offence into high gear.

Riley Stadel scored late in the first with the man advantage to get the Rockets on the board then Myles Bell, early in the second, pulled Kelowna even.

After the Raiders regained the lead Nick Merkley again evened the score early in the third setting the table for Baillie's heroics.

Baillie's goal was his second on the trip and 10th point. He has amassed two goals and eight assist over the first five games including two goals and six assists over the last three.

Tyrell Goulbourne closed out the scoring into an empty net. Goulbourne also had an assist while Kris Schmidli chipped in with a pair of helpers.

Jordon Cooke turned aside 28 shots to improve his personal record to 20-1-0-2.

The Rockets, 27-3-0-2, now lead the Portland Winterhawks by six and Edmonton by nine in the race for top spot in the overall Western Hockey League standings.

They still hold two games in hand on Portland.

Kelowna concludes its six game road trip Tuesday in Saskatoon looking to sweep the trip for the fourth time since the Rockets relocated to Kelowna.

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