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Rockets ink defenceman

May 14, 2019 / 3:01 pm

The Kelowna Rockets have inked college defenceman Sean Comrie to a WHL contract. The Rockets acquired Cormie with the first of several moves at the bantam...

Lassi on the move?

May 3, 2019 / 9:58 am

Some cold water has been tossed on what was otherwise a positive day for the Kelowna Rockets at the Western Hockey League bantam draft, Thursday. After securing...

Rockets launch draft deal

May 2, 2019 / 12:30 pm

UPDATE: 12:30 Kelowna Rockets president and GM Bruce Hamilton was busy Thursday, swinging four deals with an eye on now, and the future. Hamilton dealt the...

All quiet on the Rocket front

May 1, 2019 / 12:00 pm

It's extremely quiet in Rocketville ahead of Thursday's bantam draft. President and GM Bruce Hamilton and head scout Lorne Frey are in Red Deer for the...

Rockets ready to deal

Apr 24, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Kelowna Rockets president and GM Bruce Hamilton will be a very busy man in the coming days. With just a week until the WHL's annual bantam draft, Hamilton...

Ass't coach inks new deal

Apr 24, 2019 / 11:38 am

Kris Mallette will remain behind the Kelowna Rockets bench for at least the next two years. The Rockets announced Wednesday the club has resigned assistant...

Korczak off to worlds

Apr 17, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaeden Korczak will compete at the Under-18 World Hockey Championships in Örnsköldsvik and Umeå, Sweden. The...

Lassi tops Rocket hopefuls

Apr 15, 2019 / 8:15 pm

Defenceman Lassi Thomson should hear his name called somewhere during the first round of this June's NHL entry draft in Vancouver. Thomson is listed 15th by...

Brown gets national call

Apr 4, 2019 / 8:30 pm

Kelowna Rockets goaltending coach Adam Brown will join the Team Canada coaching staff for the Under-18 World Championships. Brown will serve as the team's...

Rockets looking ahead

Mar 22, 2019 / 9:00 pm

Bruce Hamilton admits a lot of work needs to be done to retool a team that will host the Memorial Cup 14 months from now. He readily admits the Rockets may be...

Rookie honour for Thomson

Mar 20, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Individual honours have begun pouring in for Kelowna Rockets defenceman Lassi Thomson. The first-year defenceman from Tempere, Finland, was named the Western...

Rockets season ends

Mar 19, 2019 / 9:30 pm

The Kelowna Rockets self-destructed at the worst possible time. Some miscommunication behind the Kelowna net and heads up forechecking by the Kamloops Blazers...

Rockets honour their best

Mar 17, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Nolan Foote doesn't mind (pardon the pun), following in his older brother's 'Foote' steps. It's something little brothers get used to. Big...

Rockets force tiebreaker

Mar 16, 2019 / 10:00 pm

It's only fitting. Two of the most fierce rivals in the Western Hockey League will faceoff against each other one last time to determine the final playoff...

Rockets, Blazers dead heat

Mar 15, 2019 / 10:30 pm

There's nothing to choose between the Kelowna Rockets and Kamloops Blazers as they head to the final game of the regular season. The two teams are...

Rockets in playoff dogfight

Mar 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

The Kelowna Rockets have the tougher road ahead as they try to hold onto the final playoff spot in the BC Division of the Western Hockey League. The Rockets own...

Rockets salvage key point

Mar 13, 2019 / 10:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets came back from a three goal deficit, scoring three times in the final 10 minutes to salvage a crucial point in the fight for the final...

Blazers stay alive in race

Mar 9, 2019 / 10:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets let a chance to all but clinch a playoff spot in the WHL's BC Division slip through their fingers. The Kamloops Blazers stayed alive for...

Rockets closer to clinching

Mar 8, 2019 / 10:25 pm

The Kelowna Rockets didn't get the two points they desired, but a single point did move them a little closer to clinching a playoff spot. But, the single...

Rockets down 1 for key set

Mar 7, 2019 / 7:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets will be without a key forward when they faceoff with the Kamloops Blazers in a pair of crucial weekend games. Mark Liwiski, an agitator and...

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