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WHL News

Korczak off to worlds

Apr 17, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaeden Korczak will compete at the Under-18 World Hockey Championships in Örnsköldsvik and Umeå, Sweden. The...

Lassi tops Rocket hopefuls

Apr 15, 2019 / 8:15 pm

Defenceman Lassi Thomson should hear his name called somewhere during the first round of this June's NHL entry draft in Vancouver. Thomson is listed 15th by...

Brown gets national call

Apr 4, 2019 / 8:30 pm

Kelowna Rockets goaltending coach Adam Brown will join the Team Canada coaching staff for the Under-18 World Championships. Brown will serve as the team's...

Rockets looking ahead

Mar 22, 2019 / 9:00 pm

Bruce Hamilton admits a lot of work needs to be done to retool a team that will host the Memorial Cup 14 months from now. He readily admits the Rockets may be...

Rookie honour for Thomson

Mar 20, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Individual honours have begun pouring in for Kelowna Rockets defenceman Lassi Thomson. The first-year defenceman from Tempere, Finland, was named the Western...

Rockets season ends

Mar 19, 2019 / 9:30 pm

The Kelowna Rockets self-destructed at the worst possible time. Some miscommunication behind the Kelowna net and heads up forechecking by the Kamloops Blazers...

Rockets honour their best

Mar 17, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Nolan Foote doesn't mind (pardon the pun), following in his older brother's 'Foote' steps. It's something little brothers get used to. Big...

Rockets force tiebreaker

Mar 16, 2019 / 10:00 pm

It's only fitting. Two of the most fierce rivals in the Western Hockey League will faceoff against each other one last time to determine the final playoff...

Rockets, Blazers dead heat

Mar 15, 2019 / 10:30 pm

There's nothing to choose between the Kelowna Rockets and Kamloops Blazers as they head to the final game of the regular season. The two teams are...

Rockets in playoff dogfight

Mar 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

The Kelowna Rockets have the tougher road ahead as they try to hold onto the final playoff spot in the BC Division of the Western Hockey League. The Rockets own...

Rockets salvage key point

Mar 13, 2019 / 10:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets came back from a three goal deficit, scoring three times in the final 10 minutes to salvage a crucial point in the fight for the final...

Blazers stay alive in race

Mar 9, 2019 / 10:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets let a chance to all but clinch a playoff spot in the WHL's BC Division slip through their fingers. The Kamloops Blazers stayed alive for...

Rockets closer to clinching

Mar 8, 2019 / 10:25 pm

The Kelowna Rockets didn't get the two points they desired, but a single point did move them a little closer to clinching a playoff spot. But, the single...

Rockets down 1 for key set

Mar 7, 2019 / 7:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets will be without a key forward when they faceoff with the Kamloops Blazers in a pair of crucial weekend games. Mark Liwiski, an agitator and...

Rockets closer to clinching

Mar 3, 2019 / 8:45 pm

The Kelowna Rockets have reduced their magic number to clinching a playoff spot to a manageable number in the single digits. A feat thought almost unattainable...

Rockets come up short

Mar 2, 2019 / 10:05 pm

The Kelowna Rockets held one of the most explosive teams in the Western Hockey League to just one goal in regulation time. But, they couldn't hold down the...

Giants take out Rockets

Mar 1, 2019 / 10:20 pm

Four times the Kelowna Rockets held a one-goal lead on the top team in the WHL's BC Division. Four times the Vancouver Giants came back to even the score....

Rockets get crucial 2 points

Feb 23, 2019 / 10:00 pm

The Kamloops Blazers did all they could to run the Kelowna Rockets out of their own building early in Saturday's WHL tilt at Prospera Place. But, when the...

Rockets down Chiefs in SO

Feb 22, 2019 / 10:50 pm

The Kelowna Rockets stretched their lead over the Kamloops Blazers Friday, earning a 4-3 shootout win in Spokane. The win, coupled with the Blazers 2-1 shootout...

Rockets settle for split

Feb 19, 2019 / 11:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets were unable to complete the island sweep. They'll have to settle for a split. The Victoria Royals returned the favour on the Rockets...

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