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Blazers hoping to build on last years success

Blazers hoping to build on last years success

Sep 16, 2022 / 4:00 am

The puck is just about ready to drop on a monumental season on Mark Recchi Way, and the Kamloops Blazers say they are looking to build off last season’s...

Rockets score three unanswered third period goals in come-from-behind win over Victoria

Rockets score three unanswered third period goals in come-from-behind win over Victoria

Sep 13, 2022 / 9:30 pm

Jake Poole scored back-to-back goals in the third period including the game winner Tuesday lifting the Kelowna Rockets to a 5-3 come-from-behind win over the...

Kelowna Rockets take on Victoria Royals tonight

Kelowna Rockets take on Victoria Royals tonight

Kelowna Sep 13, 2022 / 12:50 pm

The Kelowna Rockets preseason continues tonight. Prospera Place will host the Rockets as they take on the visiting Victoria Royals ahead of the 2022-23 regular...

Four current Kelowna Rockets to head to NHL camps

Four current Kelowna Rockets to head to NHL camps

Sep 12, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Four current Kelowna Rockets players will attend National Hockey League rookie camps later this week. Netminder Talyn Boyko (New York Rangers) and forward...

Kamloops scored on the the only shot of overtime in a 6-5 pre season win over the Rockets

Kamloops scored on the the only shot of overtime in a 6-5 pre season win over the Rockets

Sep 10, 2022 / 10:45 pm

The Kamloops Blazers came back from one and two goal deficits Saturday to register a 6-5 pre season win over the Kelowna Rockets in their 2022-2023 Prospera...

Rockets Rockets kicked off the pre season schedule with a win in Kamloops

Rockets Rockets kicked off the pre season schedule with a win in Kamloops

Sep 9, 2022 / 9:45 pm

The Kelowna Rockets are expecting big things from second-year forward Andrew Cristall this season. The presumptive first round 2023 NHL draft choice was in...

Kelowna Rockets open training camp with a veteran-laden lineup

Kelowna Rockets open training camp with a veteran-laden lineup

Sep 7, 2022 / 4:00 am

Are the Kelowna Rocket ready to take the next step? That's a question that will be answered in the coming weeks as the Western Hockey League team gets set...

Blazers ship Lindgren to Red Deer in exchange for 19-year-old Masters

Blazers ship Lindgren to Red Deer in exchange for 19-year-old Masters

Aug 29, 2022 / 10:41 am

The Kamloops Blazers have swapped defencemen with the Red Deer Rebels, sending Mats Lindgren east in exchange 19-year-old for Kyle Masters. Both Lindgren and...

Kelowna Rocket forward Gabriel Szturc plays key role for Czechia at World Juniors

Kelowna Rocket forward Gabriel Szturc plays key role for Czechia at World Juniors

Aug 22, 2022 / 9:00 pm

Kelowna Rockets forward Gabriel Szturc, playing for Czechia, finished just outside the medals at the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship in Edmonton on...

Stankoven, Garand to wear Maple Leaf as Canada opens rescheduled World Junior Championship

Stankoven, Garand to wear Maple Leaf as Canada opens rescheduled World Junior Championship

Aug 9, 2022 / 10:22 am

A pair of Kamloops Blazers will don the Maple Leaf on Wednesday as Canada begins pool play at the 2022 World Junior Hockey Championship in Edmonton. Forward...

2 Rockets win gold at Hlinka Gretzky Cup

2 Rockets win gold at Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Aug 6, 2022 / 7:54 pm

Kelowna Rockets forward Andrew Cristall and defenceman Caden Price have won gold with team Canada at the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup after a 4-1 win over Sweden in...

Kelowna native signs NHL entry-level contract with Chicago

Kelowna native signs NHL entry-level contract with Chicago

Aug 4, 2022 / 8:00 pm

Jalen Luypen's star is on the rise. The Kelowna native, who was passed over by the top teams throughout minor hockey, has signed his first NHL contract. The...

Kelowna Rockets return to a normal training camp regimen

Kelowna Rockets return to a normal training camp regimen

Aug 3, 2022 / 9:00 pm

For the first time since 2019, the Kelowna Rockets will hold a complete training camp schedule. The schedule will include a full rookie camp followed by a main...

Michal Gut will use special designed sticks at world junior's to support Pavel Novak's battle with cancer

Michal Gut will use special designed sticks at world junior's to support Pavel Novak's battle with cancer

Aug 2, 2022 / 6:08 pm

Czechia forward Pavel Novak may not physically be in Edmonton at the World Junior Hockey Championships, but teammate Michal Gut will make sure he is in spirit....

Hay returns for third stint behind Blazers bench ahead of Memorial Cup season

Hay returns for third stint behind Blazers bench ahead of Memorial Cup season

Aug 2, 2022 / 9:30 am

Don Hay is back home on Mark Recchi Way. The winningest coach in WHL history, Hay has been hired as an associate coach for the Kamloops Blazers ahead of the...

Kelowna Rocket forward Gabriel Szturc will skate for Czechia at the World Junior championship

Kelowna Rocket forward Gabriel Szturc will skate for Czechia at the World Junior championship

Jul 28, 2022 / 9:00 pm

The Kelowna Rockets will be represented at the World Junior Hockey Championship after all. Forward Gabriel Szturc has been added to the Czechia roster for the...

Two Rockets to represent Canada

Two Rockets to represent Canada

Jul 26, 2022 / 9:54 am

Two Kelowna Rockets players will have the honour of wearing Canada’s red and white colours as a part of the National Men’s Summer Under 18 Team at...

Blazers' Logan Stankoven wins Lightning McQueen Cup at Stars training camp

Blazers' Logan Stankoven wins Lightning McQueen Cup at Stars training camp

Jul 17, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Kamloops Blazers forward Logan Stankoven was named the most outstanding player at the Dallas Stars development camp. A Twitter post shared by the NHL team said...

6 Kelowna Rockets have been invited to NHL development camps

6 Kelowna Rockets have been invited to NHL development camps

Jul 11, 2022 / 3:45 pm

There were no Kelowna Rockets taken at this year’s NHL Draft but that doesn’t mean they won’t be represented when NHL development camps open...

Blazers send 13 players to NHL development camps

Blazers send 13 players to NHL development camps

Jul 11, 2022 / 10:24 am

The Kamloops Blazers are sending more than a dozen players to NHL development camps. Logan Stankoven, Ethan Brandwood and Matthew Seminoff are headed to the...

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