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WHL News

Rockets fall to Blazers

Sep 24, 2021 / 10:30 pm

The Kamloops Blazers scored goals 99 seconds apart midway through the second, then shut the door the rest of the way in a 4-2 pre season victory over the...

Game change for Rockets

Sep 21, 2021 / 3:37 pm

The Kelowna Rockets have announced another change in game scheduling due to a conflict with Prospera Place. The team’s home game against the Kamloops...

Rockets drub Royals, again

Sep 18, 2021 / 9:40 pm

The Kelowna Rockets made it a clean sweep over visiting Victoria to kick off the Western Hockey League pre season schedule. Using virtually the same lineup that...

Rockets welcome the fans

Sep 17, 2021 / 9:30 pm

For the first time in 551 days, fans were allowed inside Prospera Place to witness a Kelowna Rockets hockey game. An announced crowd of 1,695, all providing...

New Rockets home opener

Sep 16, 2021 / 2:37 pm

The Kelowna Rockets have announced changes to the team's regular season schedule, including a new home opener date. As a result of the October 1 game versus...

Rockets ready for puck drop

Sep 15, 2021 / 3:49 pm

The Kelowna Rockets are ready to welcome fans back into the stands for the first time since March 2020. The Rockets are set to face off at home against the...

Rockets set to host fans

Sep 14, 2021 / 3:11 pm

With some local COVID-19 restrictions lifting in the Interior Health region, the Kelowna Rockets are getting ready to welcome fans back into the stands at 50...

WHL unveil new rules

Sep 9, 2021 / 8:00 pm

Changes to the way offside and faceoff violations handled are among four rules changes being brought in by the Western Hockey League this season. New rules for...

Rockets new home opener

Sep 8, 2021 / 8:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets will now open the 2020-2021 Western Hockey League season one day earlier than scheduled. They will now open the season Friday, Oct. 1 at...

Blazers cancel two games

Sep 8, 2021 / 12:02 pm

The Kamloops Blazers have changed their preseason schedule to comply with COVID-19-related health restrictions in place throughout the B.C. Interior. The...

Rockets set to open camp

Sep 7, 2021 / 11:44 am

It's almost business as usual for the Kelowna Rockets as they prepare for the start of another training camp. The normal rookie camp has been scrapped due...

Rockets trade with Silvertips

Aug 25, 2021 / 9:20 pm

The Kelowna Rockets have traded a veteran to the Everett Silvertips, receiving in return a youngster who’s a product of Kelowna Minor Hockey. Rockets...

WHL mandates jabs for all

Aug 16, 2021 / 5:56 pm

The Kelowna Rockets, Kamloops Blazers and the rest of the Western Hockey League have adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for the upcoming season. A...

Rockets release Basran

Jul 29, 2021 / 3:06 pm

Goaltender Roman Basran was a victim of the numbers game. Basran was given his outright release Thursday when he was unclaimed after being placed on waivers....

Rockets hire new assistant

Jul 21, 2021 / 4:00 am

The Kelowna Rockets didn't have to go far to find a replacement for assistant coach Vern Fiddler. The Rockets announced Tuesday they have hired 44-year-old...

Clouston new Blazers GM

Jul 20, 2021 / 10:18 am

The Kamloops Blazers didn't have to look very far to find their new general manager. Shaun Clouston was promoted Tuesday to head coach/general manager of...

Rockets nab Czech in draft

Jun 30, 2021 / 5:41 pm

The Kelowna Rockets hope to have two Czech natives in the lineup when they open up the 2021-2022 season in October. The Rockets, who will have forward Pavel...

Rockets schedule released

Jun 23, 2021 / 9:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets will play a lot more weekend games at Prospera Place during the upcoming Western Hockey League season. The schedule, released Wednesday,...

Rockets pre-season sked

Jun 22, 2021 / 4:00 am

The Kelowna Rockets will hit the ice for five pre-season games leading up to the anticipated start of the 2021-2022 Western Hockey League season. The exhibition...

Robison stays at WHL helm

Jun 17, 2021 / 9:00 pm

The Western Hockey League's board of governors has insured Ron Robison will become the league's longest serving commissioner. The board announced...

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