Portland Winterhawks' Diego Buttazzoni versus Kelowna Rockets' Jackson Gillespie
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Credit: Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets
The Kelowna Rockets opened their 2023-24 regular season schedule with a 6-5 overtime loss to the Portland Winterhawks on Saturday night at Prospera Place.
It was a high-scoring affair, that saw 2006-born goaltenders Jake Pilon and Luke Brunen both make their first WHL ever regular season starts.
Kelowna opened the scoring, but Portland quickly charged back to take the lead by the end of the first period Portland led 4-2.... Full Story