The Okanagan Rockets raised the curtains on their 2014-2015 season with a 5-3 win over the Vancouver NE Chiefs at the Capital News Centre on Saturday afternoon.
The Rockets, down 1-0 after 20 minutes were sparked with a 5 goal second period to take control of the game.
Marcus Mitchell, a list player of the Kelowna Rockets, made a tremendous first impression with 4 goals and an assist in the victory.
The other marker on the day came from Calgary Hitmen draft pick Lucas Cullen.
The Rockets got a steady dose of tremendous goaltending from Jordan Reynolds who was calm and collected in making 35 saves for his 1st BCMML win.
The Rockets were 1-3 on the power play, and 4 for 6 on the penalty kill.
The Rockets and Chiefs will square off again tomorrow morning at 10:00 am.