Jacob Bergeron and the Golden Rockets celebrate after defeating the the Fernie Ghostriders 4-1. The Rockets won the series against Fernie 4-2 and will now move on to play in the third round of the KIJHL playoffs for the first time in team history.

Jacob Bergeron and the Golden Rockets celebrate after defeating the the Fernie Ghostriders 4-1. The Rockets won the series against Fernie 4-2 and will now move on to play in the third round of the KIJHL playoffs for the first time in team history.

Golden Rockets moving onto round 3

The Golden Rockets made franchise history last night (March 12). They beat the Fernie Ghostriders, moving the Rockets onto round 3.



For the first time in the history of the Golden Rockets, the team  is going to the third round of the KIJHL playoffs after finishing off the Fernie Ghostriders in six games.

Both teams came out playing end-to-end hockey in the first period that saw a total of 29 shots and two goals.

The Rockets opened the scoring when Blake Roney scored his fifth goal of the playoffs.

Fernie tied the game up before the end of the period on a goal from Tyler Gonzales.

The Rockets stepped up their play in the second and took a lead on a goal from Bobby Kashuba. They extended the lead less than five minutes later when Roney scored.

The Rockets tightened up the play in their own zone for the rest of the game and finished off the scoring when Carson George scored with 45 seconds left in the third.

After the game Rockets head coach, Ty Davidson, said he was happy with the win but there was still a lot more to do this season.

“We are one step closer to a league championship. It is a very good feeling but like I am going to tell these guys (the Rockets players) in the dressing room here, we are not done yet. It has been great so far but we want to keep this going, and we have every intention of beating whoever comes out of that series down south and going on to the league final.”