Golden Rockets win fourth in a row

The Golden Rockets beat the Kimberley Dynamiters 8-2 on Wednesday night.

The Golden Rocket won their fourth game in a row with an 8-2 dismantling of the Kimberley Dynamiters on Jan. 2.

The Rockets came out of the gate strong in the first period and scored twice in the first 20 minutes. Braeden Allkins and Conner Beauchemin netted goals in the first period.

The game turned into a blowout in the second period as the Rockets scored six goals. Five different Rockets scored in the period including two goals from Blake Roney and a second goal from Beauchemin.

The Dynamiters came back to score two goals in the third period but never mounted a serious comeback.

Beauchemin added two points to his totals for the year and moved into second place in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League scoring race.

Currently there are four Rocket players who are in the top 18 in scoring in the league this year.

Rockets goalie James Leonard is sitting in the number one spot in the league in wins with 17 and has one of the top goals against average with 2.66.

The Rockets play their next home game on Jan. 5 when the Columbia Valley Rockies come to town.