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Glenn ends Lions' TD drought

Sep 14, 2014 / 6:33 am

Kevin Glenn ended the B.C. Lions' touchdown drought in fine fashion. Glenn threw for 261 yards and two TDs as the Lions downed the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 26-9 on Saturday night at B.C. Place Stadium. "It feels a lot better coming out of the game scoring touchdowns than not scoring...

Rockets fizzle in pre-season finale

Sep 13, 2014 / 10:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets scored twice in the opening 138 seconds but showed little else falling 3-2 to the Victoria Royals in the final tune up for both teams prior to the start of the WHL regular season next weekend. The Rockets struggled to a pedestrian 2-4 record over the course of the exhibition...

Trail will remember a legend

Sep 12, 2014 / 11:54 am

A hockey legend will be remembered Saturday in Trail. Seth Martin, the best amateur goaltender in the world during the early to mid 1960s, will be laid to rest in his hometown. Martin, who battled bone cancer the last few years of his life, passed away last Saturday at hospital in...

Lace up Kelowna

Sep 9, 2014 / 12:42 pm

Kelowna is one of 25 communities across Canada which will host "A Celebration of The Game with Rogers Hometown Hockey." The tour will hit Kelowna the weekend of Saturday, Nov 15 and Sunday, Nov 16. Each week during the 2014-2015 NHL season the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour will...

The fall of Ray Rice

Sep 9, 2014 / 6:29 am

Ray Rice and Janay Palmer can be heard shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the three-time Pro Bowl running back right before he throws a brutal punch in a video shown to The Associated Press by a law enforcement official. The video, shown to the AP Monday...

Lions lose Lulay, again

Sep 8, 2014 / 7:00 pm

The B.C. Lions say quarterback Travis Lulay suffered a dislocated right shoulder against the Ottawa Redblacks on Friday night. The star QB was making his first start of 2014 following off-season surgery to the same shoulder. "Travis has suffered a shoulder dislocation very similar to the...

Lulay set to start for Lions

Sep 3, 2014 / 8:12 pm

Travis Lulay always knew he would be back under centre for the B.C. Lions. He just didn't expect it to take this long. The veteran quarterback will start his first game of 2014 on Friday when the Lions visit the Ottawa Redblacks, almost a full year after injuring his throwing shoulder in...

Rockets drop Giant exhibition

Sep 1, 2014 / 5:00 am

The Kelowna Rockets WHL pre-season record is all square at 1-1 after falling 6-1 to the Vancouver Giants in Delta Sunday night. With the score tied 1-1 after two periods of play, the Giants scored five third period goals to pull away for the win. European import Tomas Soustal was the lone...

Rockets win pre-season opener

Aug 30, 2014 / 10:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets opened their pre-season schedule on a winning note Saturday, beating the visiting Kamloops Blazers 5-0 at Prospera Place. Jackson Whistle stopped all 24 shots that he faced in the Rockets net as the team scored twice in the first period and added three more goals in the...

Rockets break camp

Aug 29, 2014 / 4:27 pm

The Kelowna Rockets have broken their 2014 training camp and are set to kick off the Western Hockey League exhibition season with a pair of games this weekend. The Rockets are still carrying 30 players after releasing seven players back to their respective minor hockey or junior teams...

NHL looks at expansion

Aug 27, 2014 / 11:28 am

The NHL continues to listen to expressions of interest amid swirling rumours about expansion but the league says nothing is imminent. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly says there is "nothing new to report on this subject." On Tuesday, the Vancouver Province reported expansion to Las...

Free ticket to BC Lions game

Aug 25, 2014 / 8:00 am

Two unheralded Saskatchewan players spoiled the B.C. Lions' guaranteed win night Sunday. Backup quarterback Tino Sunseri's first CFL career touchdown pass to reserve offensive lineman-turned-tight-end Dan Clark sparked the Saskatchewan Roughriders to a comeback 20-16 victory over the...

Kelowna Chiefs add new coaches

Aug 24, 2014 / 7:56 pm

Two new faces will join Kelowna Chiefs head coach Jason Tansem behind the bench for the upcoming KIJHL season. The Chiefs would like to welcome Assistant Coaches Floyd Ryan and Matthew Sheeran. They will both be at Chiefs Main Camp on Monday, August 25 and Tuesday, August...

Stanley returns to Kelowna

Aug 22, 2014 / 5:00 am

The Stanley Cup is coming back to Kelowna. Former Kelowna Rockets goaltender coach, Kim Dillabaugh, gets his day with the cup Friday and will share some of that excitement with hockey fans in the Okanagan. Dillabaugh was a goaltending coach with the cup champion LA Kings. The cup will be...

Rockets rookie camp underway

Aug 21, 2014 / 11:57 am

Nearly 100 prospects hit the ice at Prospera Place this morning (Thursday) as the Kelowna Rockets open their 20th rookie camp in Kelowna. Camp wraps up Sunday. Among the prospects at camp are those players selected in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft, including first round selection Jonathan Smart...

Hockey swaps on this weekend

Aug 21, 2014 / 9:00 am

A sure sign summer is winding down - hockey season is gearing up...literally. Each of the three minor hockey programs in the Central Okanagan, Lake Country, Kelowna and West Kelowna, are hosting hockey swaps this coming weekend. Lake Country Minor Hockey and Kelowna Minor Hockey have joined...

Settlement reached in lawsuit

Aug 19, 2014 / 12:38 pm

A settlement has been reached in Steve Moore's lawsuit against NHL forward Todd Bertuzzi, more than 10 years after the infamous on-ice attack ended Moore's career. Geoff Adair, a lawyer for Bertuzzi, confirmed the case has been "settled in its totality" but said the terms are...

Wolfpack crush BC Bears

Aug 17, 2014 / 9:51 am

Canadian international Gordon McRorie led the Prairie Wolf Pack (2-0) to their second straight victory over the BC Bears (0-2) with an inspired 20-point performance in round two of the Canadian Rugby Championship (CRC) on Saturday evening. McRorie’s clinical performance saw the scrum half...

Ball hockey game breaks record

Aug 13, 2014 / 8:13 am

A group of exhausted players in Nanaimo, B.C., spent Tuesday night in their own beds after scoring what they hope is a world record for the longest street hockey game. Organizer Tali Campbell says the 40 players faced off at 8 a.m. Friday morning and didn't stop until late Tuesday —...

Rockets dip into OHL for coach

Aug 6, 2014 / 11:12 am

The Kelowna Rockets have rounded out their coaching staff just two weeks before the start of training camp. Travis Crickard, 27, has been hired away from the OHL's Ottawa 67's to serve as the team's new assistant/goaltending coach. He replaces Kim Dillabaugh who stepped down from...

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