Jan. 15, 2013 – Kelowna, BC
Four members of the Kelowna Rockets have been listed by NHL Central Scouting in its midterm rankings of North American players eligible for the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Defenceman Madison Bowey is the highest ranked Rockets player, sitting at number 22 while Mitchell Wheaton is ranked 63rd.
Rockets leading scorer Myles Bell has been ranked at number 87 while goalie Jackson Whistle is ranked 26th among North American goaltenders.
Bowey and Wheaton have been excellent this season on the Rockets blueline. A second year player, Bowey has nine goals, 11 assists and a plus 27 plus/minus rating while Wheaton, a rookie, is plus 19, with nine points.
Bell is the Rockets leading scorer this season with 27 goals, 33 assists and 60 points in 43 games.
Whistle has been solid as a back-up in his first season in Kelowna, posting a 9-2-1-0 record with a 2.10 goals against average and .922 save percentage.
The Rockets are back in action on Wednesday at Prospera Place when they put a 17 game home winning streak on the line against the Spokane Chiefs.
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