Lorianna Marandyuk picked a brown puppy dog photo: Sydney Morton

The Rockets deliver teddy bears and smiles at Kelowna General Hospital

The bears were thrown onto the ice Saturday night

Rockets fans covered the ice Saturday night for a good cause, Sunday morning they were personally delivered by the Rockets themselves.

Conner Bruggen-Cate, Braydyn Chizen Kaedan Korczak and Kyle Topping came through the Pediatric ward and Rehab ward of Kelowna General Hospital with a cart full of new toys.

With arms full of teddy bears the players brought smiles to young and old while they delivered to teddies to unsuspecting patients.

RELATED: Rockets fall to Saskatoon Blades

Young patient, Lorianna Marandyuk picked a big brown dog to snuggle up with in her bed.

As the players walked down the halls to greet fans and brighten patient’s hospital stays fans shouted “Rockets,” with excitement.

The Rockets fell to the Saskatoon Blades 5-4 at Prospera place Dec. 3.

They will be back on home ice, Wednesday, Dec. 5 to host the Tri-City Americans, tickets are on sale at selectyourtickets.com

To report a typo, email:
newstips@kelownacapnews.com
.


@KelownaCapNews
newstips@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

Teddy bears thrown onto the ice Saturday night now flood the lobby at Kelowna General Hospital photo:Sydney Morton

Conner Bruggen-Cate, Braydyn Chizen Kaedan Korczak, Lassi Thomson and Kyle Topping deliver teddy bears at the Pediatric ward in Kelowna General Hospital photo:Sydney Morton

Conner Bruggen-Cate and Braydyn Chizen deliver teddy bears at the Pediatric ward in Kelowna General Hospital photo:Sydney Morton

Conner Bruggen-Cate, Braydyn Chizen Kaedan Korczak, Lassi Thomson and Kyle Topping deliver teddy bears at the Pediatric ward in Kelowna General Hospital photo:Sydney Morton

Lassi Thomson and Lorianna Marandyuk photo:Sydney Morton

Just Posted

Kelowna’s Fall Activity Guide now available online

COVID-19 guidelines and safety protocols will be in place at all times to ensure the health and safety of all participants

Wildfire sparked at Stuart Creek near Westside Road

An air tanker has been requested, according to BC Wildfire

UPDATE: House fire spreads to bush off Westside

Small blaze burning near Vernon in Six Mile area

Petition calls on Central Okanagan School District to make masks mandatory

“If masks do not become mandatory in schools, children will get sick” - Sorsha Perry

Temporary Kelowna COVID-19 testing site closes as case numbers stabilize

Testing is still available by appointment at Interior Health’s Urgent and Primary Care Centre

Perseid meteor shower at peak on Aug. 11 and 12

Find place away from city lights for optimal viewing

Brain safety top of mind for North Okanagan kids

Bylaw officers noticing a number of youth out riding bikes, scooters, skateboards without helmets

Lawsuit launched after Florida child handcuffed, booked and briefly jailed

Suit alleges “deliberate indifference” to what should have been handled as a behavioural issue

Russia approves vaccine, Putin hopes to begin mass production

Critic calls decision to proceed without thorough testing ‘dangerous and grossly immoral’

Man, 54, charged in connection with fatal attack of Red Deer doctor

Doctor was killed in his walk-in clinic on Monday

Summerland begins reopening aquatic centre

First phase of reopening planned for Sept. 8

Doctor slain in Alberta medical clinic was devoted father, husband

Red Deer doctors on edge after attack on colleague who had two young daughters

Most Read