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WHL News

Rockets fall to Hitmen

Dec 14, 2018 / 11:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets dropped their second straight on a pre-Christmas Central Division road trip Friday in Calgary. The Hitmen snapped a 1-1 tie with four...

Rockets mini streak ends

Dec 12, 2018 / 9:20 pm

The Kelowna Rockets modest two-game winning streak has come to an end. The Rockets dropped the second game of a four-game Central Division road trip, 5-1 in...

Rockets get to .500 mark

Dec 11, 2018 / 10:30 pm

After starting the season 1-8, the Kelowna Rockets didn't look like a team that could claw its way back to the .500 mark. But, 23 games and two coaching...

Rockets lose 2nd coach

Dec 9, 2018 / 9:30 am

For the second time this season, the Kelowna Rockets have parted ways with one of their coaches. President and general manager Bruce Hamilton announced Saturday...

Rockets acquire Viper star

Dec 6, 2018 / 8:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets have completed a trade with the Lethbridge Hurricanes. The Rockets sent a fourth-round bantam draft choice in 2022 to the Hurricanes in...

Rockets eke out two points

Dec 5, 2018 / 10:00 pm

For 39 minutes Wednesday, it looked as if the Kelowna Rockets may run away from the Tri-City Americans. They were the better team in all phases of the game, and...

Rockets eke out a point

Dec 1, 2018 / 10:00 pm

In the early going, the Kelowna Rockets looked like a team that traveled all night and hit lights out about 5:30 a.m. They were sluggish, sloppy and looked...

Rockets squeak out OT win

Nov 30, 2018 / 10:45 pm

The Kelowna Rockets escaped Kennewick, WA with two points Friday night. It could have been worse. Trailing 2-1, the Tri-City Americans threw everything they had...

Giants take down Rockets

Nov 28, 2018 / 10:00 pm

The Vancouver Giants showed why they are one of the top teams in Canadian Junior Hockey. The Giants were the superior team at both ends of the ice Wednesday, as...

Rockets lose valuable point

Nov 24, 2018 / 9:30 pm

The Kelowna Rockets came within a minute of securing at least a single point in four straight games. But, Saturday in Everett, it wasn't meant to be. Connor...

Rockets edge by Royals

Nov 23, 2018 / 10:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets remain perfect when leading after 40 minutes. The Rockets massaged a 1-0 second period lead en route to a 3-1 victory over the visiting...

Rockets enjoy home cookin'

Nov 21, 2018 / 11:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets picked up where they left off when they last took the ice at Prospera Place. The Rockets won their fourth straight on home ice Wednesday, a...

Rockets snap 4-game skid

Nov 17, 2018 / 8:30 pm

Nolan Foote had a three-point night and Roman Basran came up big in the third period, leading the Kelowna Rockets to a 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings...

Rockets road woes linger

Nov 16, 2018 / 10:30 pm

The Kelowna Rockets have lost most of the ground they made up after Adam Foote took over as head coach of the struggling WHL squad. After running up four wins...

World jr tickets next Thurs

Nov 16, 2018 / 3:03 pm

Hockey fans in the Okanagan will be able to purchase tickets starting next Thursday for the world junior pre-tournament game between Russia and Sweden at...

Late goals sink Rockets

Nov 14, 2018 / 9:50 pm

The Prince George Cougars snatched victory from the jaws of defeat Wednesday. The Cougars forced overtime in the dying moments of regulation time, then got the...

Kelowna hosts world jr. tilt

Nov 14, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Kelowna has been tabbed to host a pre-tournament game leading up to the 2019 World Junior Hockey Championships. Russia and Sweden will face off Dec. 18 at...

Rockets 0 for Portland

Nov 11, 2018 / 8:40 pm

The Kelowna Rockets rolled into back-to-back games in Portland riding a four-game winning streak. They left the Rose City losers of two in a row. Penticton...

Rockets streak ends at 4

Nov 10, 2018 / 11:00 pm

It had to come sometime - that time was Saturday. The Kelowna Rockets suffered their first loss since Adam Foote took over behind the bench nearly three weeks...

Rockets roll past T-Birds

Nov 9, 2018 / 10:20 pm

The Kelowna Rockets continue to roll under new head coach Adam Foote. The Rockets improved to 4-0 since Foote took over with a 3-1 victory over the Seattle...

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