Rockets demolish Dyamiters 8-2

Nitros get into penalty trouble, give up six goals in second period.

The Golden Rockets scored six times in the second period in their march to a 8-2 victory over the Dynamiters at the Civic Centre in Kimberley on Wednesday night.

Connor Beauchemin and Blake Roney scored a pair of goals, while Bobby Kashuba, Braeden Allkins, Carson George and Jacob Bergeron added the rest of the offence.

Brandon Bogdanek and Tyson Klingspohn supplied the scoring for the Dynamiters.

Jeremy Mousseau took the loss in net for the Nitros, stopping 49 shots, while James Leonard made 21 saves for the Rockets.

Golden went 100 per cent on the powerplay, scoring on all five opportunities, while Kimberley capitalized twice in the same number of chances.

Allkins and Beauchemin opened the scoring in the first period for Golden, but the bulk of the damage happened in the second period, with five consecutive power play goals.

George, Kashuba, Roney, Beauchemin and Bergeron found the back of the net with the man-advantage, while Roney added his second at even strength.

Bogdanek and Klingspohn responded for the Nitros with powerplay goals in the third period.

The Nitros have slid to third place in the Eddie Mountain Division, eight points behind Fernie and Golden, who are tied for first place, however, the Ghostriders have the edge with one less loss than the Rockets.

Kimberley has a day to recover before hosting the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on Friday at the Civic Centre.