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WHL News

Rockets lose game, captain

Feb 17, 2020 / 6:00 pm

It was not the way the Kelowna Rockets had hoped to celebrate Family Day They hoped a return of captain Nolan Foote to the lineup would be the spark the team...

Rockets' Foote traded

Feb 16, 2020 / 5:25 pm

Any on-ice reunion between brother's Nolan and Cal Foote will likely be in opposing uniforms. Nolan Foote, taken in the first round of the NHL draft by...

Penalties costly for Rockets

Feb 15, 2020 / 11:00 pm

Discipline, or a lack of it hurt the Kelowna Rockets Saturday night., especially in the opening period. The Rockets found themselves shorthanded four times in...

Rockets feast on lowly Ams

Feb 12, 2020 / 10:00 pm

Matthew Wedman celebrated his return to the lineup Wednesday with his second career hat-trick, leading the Kelowna Rockets to an 8-3 shellacking of the visiting...

Rockets, Ams set to tangle

Feb 11, 2020 / 5:00 am

A pair of teams struggling to hit the win column will lace up the skates at Prospera Place Wednesday night. The Kelowna Rockets, 2-11 in their last 13, host the...

Rockets: good news, finally

Feb 10, 2020 / 5:00 pm

Finally, that light at the end of the tunnel for the Kelowna Rockets isn't an oncoming freight train. The Rockets, who have battled injuries for much of the...

Portland leaves with sweep

Feb 8, 2020 / 10:40 pm

The Kelowna Rockets were better up and down the lineup Saturday, but it still wasn't good enough against the powerhouse Portland Winterhawks. The top ranked...

Hawks dismantle Rockets

Feb 7, 2020 / 10:00 pm

The Portland Winterhawks showed why they might just be the favourites to represent the Western Hockey League at the Memorial Cup in May. The Winterhawks...

Ex-Rockets haunt old mates

Feb 1, 2020 / 10:20 pm

James Porter and Leif Mattson began the season with the Kelowna Rockets. But, to make room on the roster for other incoming players, both were dealt in separate...

Rockets schooled by Chiefs

Jan 31, 2020 / 9:30 pm

Their penchant for slow starts and undisciplined penalties did in the Kelowna Rockets in a lopsided loss to the visiting Spokane Chiefs. Two delay-of-game...

Memorial Cup schedule out

Jan 29, 2020 / 5:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets know when they'll be playing at this year's Memorial Cup. They just won't know who for almost four months. The Memorial Cup...

Rockets denied sweep

Jan 26, 2020 / 8:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets were plain and simply outworked on special teams. Head coach Adam Foote said that was the difference in their 3-1 loss to the Vancouver...

More Rocket OT magic

Jan 25, 2020 / 9:30 pm

Another day, another overtime hero. Defenceman Kaeden Korczak played hero Saturday, ripping home a one-timer from the high slot on a power play 1:58 into the...

Rockets prevail in overtime

Jan 24, 2020 / 10:30 pm

Matthew Wedman stuck it to his old team Friday night. And, in the process, helped right the 'Good Ship Rocket.' Wedman's goal 3:58 into overtime...

Rockets drop 6th straight

Jan 19, 2020 / 8:00 pm

It was a road trip to forget for the undermanned Kelowna Rockets. The Rockets, forced to dress five affiliated players drawn from midget league due to a spate...

Rockets flounder in Portland

Jan 18, 2020 / 9:30 pm

The Kelowna Rockets suffered their worst defeat of the season Saturday, falling 7-0 to the US Division-leading Portland Winterhawks. It was the Rockets fifth...

Rockets fall a goal short

Jan 17, 2020 / 10:20 pm

The undermanned Kelowna Rockets came up a goal shy in game one of a three game US Division road trip. With seven regulars out of the lineup, the Rockets fell...

Kindree undergoes surgery

Jan 17, 2020 / 10:00 am

Kelowna Rockets forward Liam Kindree has undergone surgery to repair a broken collarbone. According to the club, the surgery was successful. Kindree suffered...

Rockets limp on the road

Jan 17, 2020 / 5:00 am

The Kelowna Rockets will need contributions from up and down the lineup if they hope to snap a three-game losing skid. The Rockets will head south for a three...

Injuries hit Rockets hard

Jan 15, 2020 / 5:00 am

The Kelowna Rockets have been hit, and hit hard, with the injury bug. No less than seven players find themselves on this week's injury report. The worst of...

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