Memorial Cup Round Robin
At Quebec City
Kelowna Rockets 7 Rimouski Oceanic 3
Rockets 7 Oceanic 3
Nick Merkley, Gage Quinney and Leon Draisaitl each scored twice as the Rockets won their first game in the round robin.
Captain Madison Bowey also scored and had 3 points as Kelowna evened their record at 1 & 1
Chris Clapperton, Michael Joly and Frederik Gauthier scored for Rimouski who fell to 0 & 2 in the round robin.
Tonight, Kelowna meets the OHL Champion Oshawa Generals
If Oshawa, who are 2 & 0, wins tonight, they'll advance directly to the Championship Game on Sunday.
However, if Kelowna wins tonight, the Rockets would have a shot at the direct route to the final depending on the result of the final round robin game Wednesday night between Quebec City and Rimouski
1st - KEL Nick Merkley (2) (Leon Draisaitl, Josh Morrissey), 0:52
1st - KEL Madison Bowey (1) (Cole Linaker), 6:16
1st - KEL Gage Quinney (2) (Nick Merkley, Madison Bowey), 14:27
1st - RIM Christopher Clapperton (1) (Alexis Loiseau, Jan Kostalek), 15:14
1st - RIM Michael Joly (1) (Alexis Loiseau, Frédérik Gauthier),
2nd - KEL Gage Quinney (3) (Tyson Baillie, Justin Kirkland), 1:52
2nd - KEL Nick Merkley (3) (Madison Bowey, Rourke Chartier),
2nd - KEL Leon Draisaitl (2) (Dillon Dube, Cole Martin), 13:18
3rd - RIM Frédérik Gauthier (1) (Michael Joly), 13:36 (PP)
3rd - KEL Leon Draisaitl (3) (Rourke Chartier), 14:16 (SH)