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10 rookies on Rocket roster

Mar 4, 2021 / 8:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets will feature one of the youngest lineups in franchise history when they return to the ice later this month. The Rockets unveiled their 26...

Excited to return to the ice

Mar 3, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Players and coaches with the Kelowna Rockets are "chomping at the bit" to return to the ice for some meaningful hockey. They'll get that chance...

WHL gets go ahead in BC

Mar 2, 2021 / 3:09 pm

Hockey will return to Prospera Place in Kelowna and the Sandman Centre in Kamloops before the end of the month. The Western Hockey League announced this...

BC gives WHL green light

Mar 1, 2021 / 7:50 pm

Barring a last minute snag, the five teams making up the Western Hockey League's BC Division will be able to hit the ice. Health Minister Adrian Dix said...

Rockets release Wilton

Feb 26, 2021 / 9:06 pm

Dallon Wilton has is officially a free agent. The Kelowna Rockets announced today that have released forward Dallon Wilton. The Manitoba native appeared in 46...

Stuart joins Blazers staff

Feb 26, 2021 / 9:20 am

Brodi Stuart has played his last game with the Kamloops Blazers. The 20-year-old winger from Langley underwent season-ending surgery last month, the team...

IH: WHL plan has merit

Feb 26, 2021 / 4:00 am

Officials with Interior Health have had a chance to look over the Western Hockey League's plan to allow the league's BC Division to return to the ice....

Rockets release Kindree

Feb 24, 2021 / 8:45 am

The Kelowna Rockets have settled on the three overage players who will suit up for an abbreviated Western Hockey League season. The Rockets announced they have...

Blazers pick up Warrior

Feb 23, 2021 / 11:24 am

The Kamloops Blazers have acquired a new right-shot winger. In exchange for a sixth round pick in this year's bantam draft, the Blazers picked up Peyton...

WHL plan being reviewed

Feb 19, 2021 / 4:33 pm

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix has walked back a comment made earlier this week by provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry concerning the Western Hockey...

WHL gets eastern approval

Feb 12, 2021 / 11:32 am

The Saskatchewan government has given the Western Hockey League the green light to begin playing. The government Friday approved the league's return to play...

No news for junior hockey

Feb 5, 2021 / 2:30 pm

Junior hockey leagues across B.C. will have to wait a while longer before knowing whether they will be able to restart again. Provincial health officer Dr....

Korczak called to NHL club

Feb 4, 2021 / 2:42 pm

Kaedan Korczak is one step closer to making his NHL debut. The Kelowna Rockets defenceman was called up by the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights and placed on...

WHL hockey in late March?

Feb 3, 2021 / 4:00 am

The Western Hockey League is in the process of putting together a formal proposal which would allow its five B.C.-based teams to play a 24-game regular season....

WHL returning in Alberta

Jan 28, 2021 / 3:57 pm

Finally, some good news for at least some junior hockey players in Western Canada. The government of Alberta and Alberta Health have granted approval for the...

Rocket inks amateur deal

Jan 26, 2021 / 9:00 pm

Kelowna Rockets prospect Michael Krutil will get a shot at playing professional hockey this season. The defenceman has signed an amateur tryout agreement with...

Novak plays for Czech club

Jan 11, 2021 / 4:00 pm

Czech forward Pavel Novak has found a place to play for the foreseeable future. The Kelowna Rockets announced Monday they have loaned Novak to Motor Ceske...

WHL says season is coming

Jan 8, 2021 / 7:20 pm

The Western Hockey League said Friday it will stage a season in 2021, offering some certainty to players who have been weighing their options with other leagues...

8 Blazers in NHL camps

Jan 8, 2021 / 9:30 am

The Kamloops Blazers are putting up a strong showing in the NHL this season, with eight players on training camp rosters. Connor Zary, a current Blazer, joins...

Korczak: Silver hurts

Jan 7, 2021 / 4:00 am

Great memories, great friendships but a terrible way to end. That's how Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaedan Korczak will remember the 52 days he spent with...

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