Rockets trade winger Vasko

The Kelowna Rockets have traded European import right winger Filip Vasko to the Red Deer Rebels.

The Kelowna Rockets have traded European import right winger Filip Vasko to the Red Deer Rebels.

Vasko, a native of Humenne, Slovakia, was in his second season with the Rockets and had three goals and seven assists in 19 games.

In return for Vasko, the Rockets acquire a conditional sixth-round WHL bantam draft selection in 2013.

Vasko joined the Rockets last season and had 12 assists in 51 games.

The Rockets clipped the Tri-City Americans 3-2 before 4,769 fans Wednesday night at Prospera Place, their ninth straight home-ice victory.

Myles Bell, with two goals, and Dylen McKinlay, with 1+2, scored for Kelowna (16-8-1-1). Connor Rankin and Drydn Dow replied for the Americans (16-9-1-1).