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WHL News

Rockets fall in ex. finale

Sep 14, 2019 / 10:00 pm

Next up, the regular season. The Kelowna Rockets and Kamloops Blazers drew the curtain on the two-week exhibition season Saturday night at Prospera Place. They...

Rockets fall to hot Blazers

Sep 13, 2019 / 10:55 pm

The Kamloops Blazers remained perfect in pre season WHL action. The Blazers dumped the visiting Kelowna Rockets 6-1 Friday night, improving their exhibition...

Rockets add Sass to D

Sep 12, 2019 / 10:21 am

The Kelowna Rockets acquired overage defenceman Carson Sass from the Tri-City Americans in exchange for the Rockets tenth round pick at the 2022 WHL Bantam...

Rockets power by Cougars

Sep 8, 2019 / 10:25 pm

The Kelowna Rockets used a lethal power play to slide past the Prince George Cougars 7-0 in a rare Sunday afternoon tilt at Prospera Place. The Rockets scored...

7 Rockets off to NHL camp

Sep 5, 2019 / 8:35 am

The annual exodus of Kelowna Rockets has begun. Nolan Foote, Kaedan Korczak and Dillon Hamaliuk head the list of seven players who have left for NHL rookie...

Rockets dethrone Royals

Aug 31, 2019 / 8:53 am

The Kelowna Rockets opened their pre season by downing the visiting Victoria Royals 4-0 Friday at Prospera Place. Alex Swetlikoff scored the opening goal of the...

Rockets' crucial pre-season

Aug 30, 2019 / 7:05 am

More than in previous years, the pre-season will go a long way to determining the fate of some veterans looking to return to the Kelowna Rockets lineup this...

Rockets unveil new duds

Aug 29, 2019 / 2:15 pm

The Kelowna Rockets will have a new look when they kick off the regular season in a couple of weeks. Not only will they have new players, but new uniforms as...

Rockets get NHL call

Aug 25, 2019 / 10:55 pm

Kelowna Rockets defenceman Jake Lee has been added to the San Jose Sharks 2019 Anaheim rookie tournament roster. The four-day tournament takes place Sept. 7-10,...

Rookie camp impresses

Aug 24, 2019 / 8:49 am

Kelowna Rockets brass are pleased with this year's rookie camp. The 2019 camp came to a close Friday, leaving the Rockets management and scouts impressed. A...

Rockets in eye of the storm

Aug 22, 2019 / 8:30 pm

Two members of the Kelowna Rockets will get a chance to showcase their talent with the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes next month. Kyle Topping and Leif Mattson...

Rockets open rookie camp

Aug 19, 2019 / 7:08 pm

The Kelowna Rockets' rookie camp got underway Monday at Prospera Place. One hundred and sixty players are expected to attend camp, which runs through...

Brown off to Hlinka Cup

Jul 31, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Kelowna Rockets goaltending coach Adam Brown is off to the Hlinka Gretzky Cup. Brown will serve as the goaltending consultant for the Canadian team competing at...

Lassi inks in Ottawa

Jul 15, 2019 / 6:45 pm

Good news for the Kelowna Rockets in their hope of retaining defenceman Lassi Thomson next season. The Finnish product signed a three-year entry-level contract...

Fiddler on the bench

Jul 3, 2019 / 9:42 am

The Kelowna Rockets have brought in a familiar face to round out their coaching staff. Vernon Fiddler, who played 152 games over parts of four seasons for the...

New look to Rockets sked

Jun 27, 2019 / 8:00 pm

There are some new twists to the Kelowna Rockets 2019-2020 Western Hockey League schedule. They have abandoned the traditional home opener with Kamloops, and...

Historic draft for Rockets

Jun 27, 2019 / 12:34 pm

The Kelowna Rockets made history of sorts during Thursday's CHL import draft, dipping for the first time into the Russian hockey market. With their second...

Rocket lands NHL deal

Jun 25, 2019 / 2:08 pm

The Tampa Bay Lightning didn't waste any time getting Nolan Foote's name on a contract. The Lightning, who selected Foote with the 27th pick in...

Rockets get new visitor

Jun 24, 2019 / 8:20 pm

For the first time in nearly a decade, the Kamloops Blazers will not provide the opposition when the Kelowna Rockets open a new Western Hockey League season....

Draft finds Thomson, Foote

Jun 21, 2019 / 8:15 pm

UPDATE 8:15 p.m. The career hockey paths of brothers Cal and Nolan Foote continue to align. In 2013, the Kelowna Rockets selected defenceman Cal in the second...

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