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Rockets sweep Bruins

Rockets sweep Bruins

Nov 4, 2007 / 5:00 am

Hockey is a game of inches, or in this case, milli-seconds. Brady Leavold scored with just one-tenth of a second left on the clock in the opening period,...

Rockets prevail in OT

Rockets prevail in OT

Nov 2, 2007 / 10:30 pm

Kelowna Rockets fans got another glimpse of what the future of hockey may look like. The Rockets fought through adversity and a string of penalties in a well...

Rockets move Bernhardt

Rockets move Bernhardt

Nov 2, 2007 / 10:00 am

Justin Bernhardt has found himself a new home. Thursday, the Kelowna Rockets dealt the 19-year-old forward to the Prince Albert Raiders. In exchange, Kelowna...

Rockets dominate Blazers

Rockets dominate Blazers

Oct 31, 2007 / 5:00 am

Kelowna Rockets management has been asking for better play from some of its veterans. Cody Almond was one of those players. The third year centre had just nine...

Rockets fall in shootout

Rockets fall in shootout

Oct 28, 2007 / 5:00 am

The Kelowna Rockets have had no trouble getting a lead over the past several games. Holding onto the lead is another matter. The trend continued Saturday night...

Second period Rocket killer

Second period Rocket killer

Oct 27, 2007 / 7:00 am

The Kamloops Blazers scored four un-answered goals in the second period en route to a 5-3 victory over the visiting Kelowna Rockets Friday night. The loss came...

Rockets survive dirty dozen

Rockets survive dirty dozen

Oct 26, 2007 / 9:30 am

The Western Hockey League certainly didn't do the Kelowna Rockets any favours when the 2007-08 schedule was drawn up. The Rockets first 12 games included four...

Rockets prevail in shootout

Rockets prevail in shootout

Oct 24, 2007 / 10:00 pm

Jamie Benn and Colin Long scored in a shootout and Kris Westblom made two saves as the Kelowna Rockets edged the Vancouver Giants 2-1 Wednesday at Prospera...

Rockets lose 3rd straight

Rockets lose 3rd straight

Oct 20, 2007 / 11:00 pm

The roller coaster which is the Kelowna Rockets season took another dip Saturday night. A week after seeing their three game winning streak come to an end, the...

Tips skate past Rockets

Tips skate past Rockets

Oct 20, 2007 / 6:30 am

The Kelowna Rockets dug themselves a hole Friday night they couldn't crawl out of. A string of foolish first period penalties led to a pair of Everett goals as...

Rockets roll continues

Rockets roll continues

Oct 10, 2007 / 10:00 pm

Justin Bernhardt scored twice and Kris Westblom kicked out 28 shots as the Kelowna Rockets blanked the visiting Calgary Hitmen 5-0. It was the Rockets most...

Rockets win in Vancouver

Rockets win in Vancouver

Oct 8, 2007 / 4:54 pm

The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Vancouver Giants in a Sunday afternoon affair at the Pacific Coliseum. The final score was 4-2. Vancouver opened up the scoring...

Rockets split T-Bird series

Rockets split T-Bird series

Oct 7, 2007 / 10:00 am

It was a long fight, but in the end, the Rockets won. The Kelowna Rockets beat the Seattle Thunderbirds during an away game Saturday. The final score was 4-3,...

T-Birds shoot down Rockets

T-Birds shoot down Rockets

Oct 6, 2007 / 6:00 am

The Rockets aren't starting the new WHL season very well. It was a decisive victory for the Seattle T-Birds Friday night at Prospera place with a 4-1 win over...

Rockets ditch MacDonald

Rockets ditch MacDonald

Oct 3, 2007 / 2:30 pm

The Kelowna Rockets have designated 18-year-old forward Jason MacDonald for reassignment. MacDonald was acquired by the Rockets on December 7, 2006, as part of...

Rockets tweek roster

Rockets tweek roster

Oct 3, 2007 / 9:30 am

Four games into the season and the Kelowna Rockets continue to tweak their roster looking for more offensive punch. Just 24 hours after adding 18-year-old...

Rockets get their man

Rockets get their man

Oct 1, 2007 / 2:00 pm

It took some time, but the Kelowna Rockets finally got a player they have been pursuing for two years. Jamie Benn, an 18-year-old forward will join the Rockets...

Giants dominate Rockets

Giants dominate Rockets

Sep 29, 2007 / 11:00 pm

The Vancouver Giants raised their Memorial Cup banner Saturday then showed the Kelowna Rockets why they are defending national champions. The Giants dominated...

Rockets get first win

Rockets get first win

Sep 28, 2007 / 10:00 pm

Ryan Huska waited a little longer than he would have liked to record his first win as a Western Hockey League coach. Dylan Hood waited 50 games to get his first...

Rockets drop 2nd straight

Rockets drop 2nd straight

Sep 26, 2007 / 9:30 pm

It didn't take long for the Kelowna Rockets and Vancouver Giants to renew hostilities. Just three seconds into their tilt Wednesday night, Rockets captain James...

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