Madison Bowey and Josh Morrissey landed in Kelowna Friday with gold medals in hand from the world junior hockey championship.
On Saturday, the two Team Canada defenceman will be honoured prior to the Rockets’ game at Prospera Place against the Medicine Hat Tigers.
Bowey’s the Rockets captain, hasn’t played for Kelowna since departing for the world junior selection camp early last month.
Morrissey, who was acquired from Prince Albert last month, will be making his Rockets’ debut.
The Rockets are coming off a 2-1 shootout victory over Kamloops on Friday.
Newcomer Leon Draisaitl tied the game with less than four minutes to play, setting the stage for Dillon Dube’s shootout winner.
The league-leading Rockets are 33-6-3.