1st Period update: Windsor 3, Kelowna 0

It appears that the five-day layoff effected Tyler Myers and his teammates as the Rockets trail the Spits 3-0 after 20-minutes. Windsor came up buzzing, scoring three goals on their first three shots over a span of 3:49 while holding the Rockets without a shot for the first 6:00 of play. The game's one-on-one match-up features Myers against star 2010 eligible Taylor Hall. In the game's opening minute, Myers swallowed Hall's oncoming attack with ease. Later in the period, Hall gained the zone with speed but Myers used his long reach to break up a quick shot attempt. Myers attempted a couple rushes up ice, and once used both his wingspan to create space for himself while spinning away from a forechecker. Still, it took the Rockets a goaltending change and a good 10:00 of action before their offense could sustain any kind of pressure. The 6'8 rock was on the ice for the first goal against, as he challenged Greg Nemisz out at the dot after the Spit forward coralled a Mikael Backlund turnover. Nemisz got the puck to Adam Henrique in the slot, who quickly buried a shot past Mark Guggenburger before Myers could retreat. Late in the period, Myers left the ice after blocking a Nemisz shot off a soft area in his right leg padding. With Jamie Benn already getting a ding in the period, Myers allowed his team to breathe by not missing a shift. Updates coming live through the Twitter feed...
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