The Rockies suprised patrons at several local businesses last Saturday with free tickets to their December 16th game!

Two losses for hometown team

Rockies play double weekend against Kimberley Dynamiters

By Amanda Nason

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The Columbia Valley Rockies had a double weekend against Kimberley Dynamiters.

Friday, December 15th was the road trip to Kimberley to play at the Kimberley Civic Centre.

Period one, Kimberley Dynamiters had two goals. The Columbia Valley Rockies answered back with their first goal by #12 Mike Dyck assisted by #4 Kale Hawryluk and #20 Frazer McMann to make it 2- 1 for the Dynamiters.

In period two, with 4:22 seconds left on the clock an unassisted short-handed goal made by #17 Dace Prymak that tied the game.

Period three, Kimberley got a goal on a power play at 16:49 then another goal at 12:42 to make the final score 4-2 for the Dynamiters.

The star of the game was given to Columbia Valley Rockies #12 Mike Dyck and player #11 Chase Gedny for the Kimberley Dynamiters.

Saturday December 16th, the Rockies surprised patrons at several local businesses and passed out free tickets to Saturday night’s game and tickets to their New Year’s Eve game which will be played at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena Sunday, December 31st at 2 p.m.

The second game of the weekend was played at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena with Kimberley Dynamiters winning 4 to 1 against the Columbia Valley Rockies.

Rockies scored the first goal of the night in period one, by #11 Chase Hawkins assisted by #12 Mike Dyck.

Period two, the Dynamiters got two goals on power plays. The Rockies served 3 penalties: #22 Ryan Skytt two minutes for roughing, #24 David Burton also for roughing, two-minute penalty, and #10 Cooper Krause two minutes for holding. Kimberley also served three penalties during period two.

Period three, Kimberley’s player Bryce McDonald had an unassisted goal, and their forth goal on a power play by #7 Brock Palmer assisted by Cam Russell.

Star of the game for the Columbia Valley Rockies was goalie # 33 Parker Whseylenkon and # 16 Ryan Keilty for the Dynamiters.

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