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Rockets ready for Giants

Rockets ready for Giants

Sep 26, 2007 / 8:30 am

It's gut check time for the Kelowna Rockets. With only one game under their belts, the Rockets hit the roughest part of their Western Hockey League schedule....

Mistake costs Rockets

Mistake costs Rockets

Sep 22, 2007 / 11:00 pm

Kelowna Rockets coach Ryan Huska let the blame fall at his feet following a demoralizing 6-5 overtime loss to the Tri-City Americans Saturday night. With 10...

Rockets ready to improve

Rockets ready to improve

Sep 22, 2007 / 8:00 am

The Kelowna Rockets are looking to put the collective failure of the 2006/07 season behind them. The Rockets won a franchise low 22 games and missed the...

McEwan Rockets Captain

McEwan Rockets Captain

Sep 18, 2007 / 2:00 pm

James McEwan was anointed captain of the Kelowna Rockets on March 19. The club made it official Tuesday. During his speech at last season's year ending banquet,...

Rockets Bag Messier

Rockets Bag Messier

Sep 12, 2007 / 11:30 am

The Kelowna Rockets have reeled in a Messier. Lyon Messier, son of former NHL great Mark Messier, has been acquired by the Rockets in a deal with the expansion...

Rockets Winless

Rockets Winless

Sep 4, 2007 / 9:30 am

The Kelowna Rockets returned home from a weekend exhibition tournament in Edmonton short on wins but long on experience. The Rockets lost all three games during...

Rockets Camp Opens

Rockets Camp Opens

Aug 23, 2007 / 2:30 pm

The Ryan Huska era is officially underway. Huska gets a look at more than 100 rookies as the Kelowna Rockets open rookie camp at Prospera Place. Camp will be...

Cuthbert Joins Rockets

Cuthbert Joins Rockets

Aug 15, 2007 / 4:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets have dipped into their past to fill out the coaching ranks. Ryan Cuthbert has been hired to fill out the assistant coach ranks. He joins...

Rockets Hitting Road Early

Rockets Hitting Road Early

Aug 14, 2007 / 10:00 am

The Kelowna Rockets will become very familiar with the 'Iron Lung' early in the 2007-2008 Western Hockey League season. The Rockets will play 23 of their first...

Rockets Sked Out

Rockets Sked Out

Aug 3, 2007 / 4:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets tentative 2007-08 schedule is out. As in past years, Wednesday and Saturday will be the busiest nights at Prospera Place. Barring any last...

Rockets Promote Huska

Rockets Promote Huska

Jul 24, 2007 / 10:30 am

Bruce Hamilton has his man. After a six week search, Hamilton didn't have to look far to find his new head coach. Assistant Ryan Huska has been promoted to the...

Rockets Roll The Dice

Rockets Roll The Dice

Jun 27, 2007 / 4:00 pm

Every bit the riverboat gambler, Kelowna Rockets President and General Manager Bruce Hamilton rolled the dice Wednesday during the CHL Import Draft. Now, he...

Rockets Get Their Man

Rockets Get Their Man

Jun 27, 2007 / 10:30 am

There were some anxious moments in the Kelowna Rockets war room Wednesday morning, but in the end, they got they player they wanted. The Rockets selected high...

Rockets Coach Quits

Rockets Coach Quits

Jun 12, 2007 / 4:30 pm

Jeff Truitt has resigned as head coach of the Kelowna Rockets. The club made the announcement Tuesday. Truitt has accepted a coaching position with a...

Rockets Lose Breitkreuz

Rockets Lose Breitkreuz

Jun 5, 2007 / 6:00 pm

Brett Breitkreuz is an Edmonton Oil King. The 18-year-old forward was selected by the Oil Kings in Tuesday's Western Hockey League Expansion Draft. Breitkreuz...

Rockets Draft Picks

Rockets Draft Picks

May 5, 2007 / 7:00 am

Playoffs are swirling around us, which means it's also the season of the draft, at least as far as WHL teams go. Kelowna Rockets have announced their Bantam...

Rockets Pick Moffatt

Rockets Pick Moffatt

May 3, 2007 / 1:15 pm

With the second overall pick in the 2007 WHL Bantam Draft, the Kelowna Rockets have selected forward Luke Moffatt, of Scottsdale, Arizona. Moffatt was widely...

No Coach Change: Rockets

No Coach Change: Rockets

Mar 29, 2007 / 8:45 am

The rumour mill has been in overdrive concerning the Kelowna Rockets' coaching situation. The latest speculation has former Vancouver Canucks assistant coach...

Rockets Shutout

Rockets Shutout

Mar 24, 2007 / 1:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets were shutout as the Western Hockey League announced the 2006-07 Western Conference all-star teams. The league champion Everett Silvertips...

Rockets Award Winners

Rockets Award Winners

Mar 20, 2007 / 5:00 am

Cody Almond walked away with three awards as the Kelowna Rockets held its annual awards banquet Monday night. Almond, who finished the season with 15 goals and...

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