Kelowna Rockets

Kelowna Rockets rookie forward Andrew Cristall, right, was named as an alternate captain for Team Canada White at the 2021 Capital City Challenge. (Kelowna Rockets photo)

Kelowna Rockets rookie Andrew Cristall ‘honoured’ to represent Team Canada

Forward was named as an alternate captain for Canada White at the 2021 Capital City Challenge

 

The Kelowna Rockets hired Eli Wilson, left, on Monday to be the team's goalie coach. (Photo- Paige Bednorz, Kelowna Rockets)

Kelowna Rockets hire goaltending coach Eli Wilson

Wilson has worked with over 36 NHL goaltenders

 

The Kelowna Rockets fell 5-4 to the Portland Winterhawks at Prospera Place on Nov. 5. (Photo: Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets)

Kelowna Rockets fall short in comeback against Portland Winterhawks

The Winterhawks took a commanding 4-2 lead after the first period

 

The Rockets lost 2-0 to the Vancouver Giants in a game at the Langly Events Centre on Saturday, Oct. 23. (Contributed)
The Rockets lost 2-0 to the Vancouver Giants in a game at the Langly Events Centre on Saturday, Oct. 23. (Contributed)
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Kelowna Rockets head to Victoria to take on the Royals after break

Rockets’ downtime between pre-season and regular season is beneficial, says coach

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Tyson Feist of the Kelowna Rockets skates during a game against the Victoria Royals at Prospera Place on March 11, 2020. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets name new captain

Tyson Feist is the 26th captain in Kelowna Rockets history

Tyson Feist of the Kelowna Rockets skates during a game against the Victoria Royals at Prospera Place on March 11, 2020. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
Former Saskatoon Blade Colton Dach shoots the puck during an Oct. 25, 2019 game against the Winnipeg Ice at the Sask Tel Centre in Saskatoon, Sask. (Contributed)

Kelowna Rockets make big pre-season move with one-for-one trade

Centre Trevor Wong is heading to the Saskatoon Blades in exchange for forward Colton Dach

Former Saskatoon Blade Colton Dach shoots the puck during an Oct. 25, 2019 game against the Winnipeg Ice at the Sask Tel Centre in Saskatoon, Sask. (Contributed)
The Rockets beat the Victoria Royals 7-3 to kick off preseason on Friday, Sept. 17. (Paige Bednorz / Kelowna Rockets)

Kelowna Rockets start preseason with 7-3 victory

The Rockets are back in Kelowna Saturday night for their second game against the Victoria Royals

The Rockets beat the Victoria Royals 7-3 to kick off preseason on Friday, Sept. 17. (Paige Bednorz / Kelowna Rockets)
Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets home opener pushed

Fans will need to wait a little longer for regular-season action

Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
Kelowna Rockets’ mascot Rocky Raccoon addresses the crwd at Prsopera Place in Kelowna, B.C. (Contributed)

Kelowna Rockets pre-season ticket sales open this week

For the general public, preseason home game tickets are available for purchase Thursday morning

Kelowna Rockets’ mascot Rocky Raccoon addresses the crwd at Prsopera Place in Kelowna, B.C. (Contributed)
Kelowna Rockets president and general manager Bruce Hamilton is happy to be back talking about hockey and the upcoming 2021-22 Western Hockey League season in the wake of COVID-19’s impact on junior hockey across Canada. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze photo)

Kelowna Rockets brass reload for WHL season

No plans for retirment as Bruce Hamilton fired up for another WHL championship

Kelowna Rockets president and general manager Bruce Hamilton is happy to be back talking about hockey and the upcoming 2021-22 Western Hockey League season in the wake of COVID-19’s impact on junior hockey across Canada. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze photo)
Former Kelowna Rockets player Quintin Laing has joined the club’s coaching staff as the team’s assistant coach for the 2021-22 season. (Contributed)

Former Kelowna Rocket launched into assistant coach position

Laing first joined the Rockets as an undrafted player in 1996

Former Kelowna Rockets player Quintin Laing has joined the club’s coaching staff as the team’s assistant coach for the 2021-22 season. (Contributed)
Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets reveal 2021-22 training camp roster

The training camp roster consists of 38 players, with on-ice sessions starting Sept. 8

Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
The Kelowna Rockets' Pavel Novak. (Contributed)

4 Kelowna Rockets heading to NHL training camps

Pavel Novak, Tyson Feist, Trevor Wong and Noah Dorey will be attending training camps this September

The Kelowna Rockets' Pavel Novak. (Contributed)
Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Proof of COVID-19 vaccine required to enter Kelowna’s Prospera Place

Starting Sept. 17, all guests, staff and employees are required to provide proof of full vaccination

Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
Max Graham spent last season with the Everett Silvertips (WHL).

Young prospect returns to Okanagan for upcoming Kelowna Rockets season

Forward Max Graham joins Kelowna Rockets in trade with Everett Silvertips

Max Graham spent last season with the Everett Silvertips (WHL).
Prospera Place, home of the Kelowna Rockets, hasn't hosted a game with fans since March of 2020.

Kelowna Rockets expect full house opening night despite new vax requirements

Kelowna Rockets owner Bruce Hamilton in full support of B.C.’s vaccine passport

Prospera Place, home of the Kelowna Rockets, hasn't hosted a game with fans since March of 2020.
Roman Basran of the Kelowna Rockets defends the net against the Everett Silvertips (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets say goodbye to goalie Roman Basran

The goaltender cleared WHL waivers earlier this week and is now a free agent

Roman Basran of the Kelowna Rockets defends the net against the Everett Silvertips (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
Kris Mallette at Prospera Place on Feb. 28, 2020, in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets coach headed to Calgary for Hockey Canada camp

Kris Mallette joins coaching staff for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team summer camp

Kris Mallette at Prospera Place on Feb. 28, 2020, in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
Carsen Twarynski of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Spokane Chiefs on March 3, 2018 at Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Seattle Kraken pick two former Kelowna Rockets in NHL Expansion Draft

Former linemates Kole Lind and Carsen Twarynski are headed to the NHL’s newest team

Carsen Twarynski of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Spokane Chiefs on March 3, 2018 at Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)