Kelowna Rockets

Rocky Racoon waves a flag on the ice against the Seattle Thunderbirds. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)

Rockets host tailgate party ahead of anticipated home-opener

Kelowna takes the ice for the first game of the season Saturday

Rocky Racoon waves a flag on the ice against the Seattle Thunderbirds. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)
Kyle Topping of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Portland Winterhawks in March at Prospera Place. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)

Pieces of Rockets core returning ahead of final pre-season games

Kelowna gets three key players back before Friday’s matchup in Kamloops

Kyle Topping of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Portland Winterhawks in March at Prospera Place. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)
The Kelowna Rockets acquired Carson Sass from the Tri-City American for a future draft pick. (Photo: Chris Mast/Tri-City Americans)

Rockets add veteran defenceman with trade

Kelowna acquired Carson Sass from the Tri-City American on Wednesday

The Kelowna Rockets acquired Carson Sass from the Tri-City American for a future draft pick. (Photo: Chris Mast/Tri-City Americans)
Kelowna Rockets’ Mark Liwiski (left) watches at the puck sneaks by Victoria Royals goalie in a 4-0 victory in their first pre-season game of the year. (Photo: Kelowna Rockets Images)

Rockets blast off with 4-0 victory in first pre-season action

Kelowna prospects get some valuable ice time in the win over Victoria

Kelowna Rockets’ Mark Liwiski (left) watches at the puck sneaks by Victoria Royals goalie in a 4-0 victory in their first pre-season game of the year. (Photo: Kelowna Rockets Images)
Kaedan Korczak comes out of the locker room ready to play. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

The off-season is over, Kelowna Rockets return to action Friday night

The Rockets start their six-game pre-season against the Victoria Royals

Kaedan Korczak comes out of the locker room ready to play. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
(From left) Kyle Topping, Kaedan Korczak and Nolan Foote display the Kelowna Rockets new jerseys ahead of the 2019-2020 season. (Kelowna Rockets Images)

Kelowna Rockets unveil new jerseys ahead of upcoming season

The Rockets get the new looks when the regular season starts Sept. 21

(From left) Kyle Topping, Kaedan Korczak and Nolan Foote display the Kelowna Rockets new jerseys ahead of the 2019-2020 season. (Kelowna Rockets Images)
Pair of Rockets added to NHL team’s prospect showcase

Pair of Rockets added to NHL team’s prospect showcase

Kelowna’s Kyle Topping and Lief Mattson were added to the Carolina Hurricanes prospect roster

Pair of Rockets added to NHL team’s prospect showcase
Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaedan Korczak is looking forward to the 2019-20 season with one year of WHL experience now behind him. (Marissa Baecker - Kelowna Rockets Images)

Experience an essential element for Kelowna Rockets defenceman

Kaedan Korczak feels another year under the belt is big part of the Rockets’ Memorial Cup season

Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaedan Korczak is looking forward to the 2019-20 season with one year of WHL experience now behind him. (Marissa Baecker - Kelowna Rockets Images)
Kelowna Rockets’ Nolan Foote was drafted 27th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning at the 2019 NHL Draft on June 21. Photo: Marissa Baecker

Rockets’ star impresses at World Junior showcase

Nolan Foote picked up 6 points at the World Junior Summer Showcase

Kelowna Rockets’ Nolan Foote was drafted 27th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning at the 2019 NHL Draft on June 21. Photo: Marissa Baecker
Adam Brown is off to the Czech Republic and Slovakia with Canadian National Men’s Summer Under-18 team. (Kelowna Rockets)
Adam Brown is off to the Czech Republic and Slovakia with Canadian National Men’s Summer Under-18 team. (Kelowna Rockets)
Lassi Thomson skates with the puck against the Kamloops Blazers on September 22, 2018, at Prospera Place. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Rockets’ Thomson signs entry-level contract with Ottawa Senators

The defenceman was taken 19th overall by Ottawa in June’s NHL Entry Draft

Lassi Thomson skates with the puck against the Kamloops Blazers on September 22, 2018, at Prospera Place. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
Vernon Fiddler played for the Kelowna Rockets from 1997 to 2001. He went undrafted but ended up playing in over 800 NHL games. File photo

Ex-Rocket joins Kelowna coaching staff

Vernon Fiddler played for the Rockets from 1997-2001, now joins as assistant coach

Vernon Fiddler played for the Kelowna Rockets from 1997 to 2001. He went undrafted but ended up playing in over 800 NHL games. File photo
The Kelowna Rockets selected Czech forward Pavel Novak at the 2019 CHL Import Draft. Photo: Kelowna Rockets

Rockets select Czech forward with 1st pick at CHL Import Draft

Pavel Novak was selected by Kelowna 13th overall

The Kelowna Rockets selected Czech forward Pavel Novak at the 2019 CHL Import Draft. Photo: Kelowna Rockets
Trevor Wong skates against the Seattle Thunderbirds on Jan. 30. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rocket invited to Hockey Canada National Under-17 Development Camp

The 16-year-old was selected by the Rockets 18th overall at the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft

Trevor Wong skates against the Seattle Thunderbirds on Jan. 30. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
Kelowna Rockets’ Nolan Foote was drafted 27th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning at the 2019 NHL Draft on June 21. Photo: Marissa Baecker

Rockets’ Foote signs entry deal with new NHL team

Foote was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning on June 21

Kelowna Rockets’ Nolan Foote was drafted 27th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning at the 2019 NHL Draft on June 21. Photo: Marissa Baecker
Nolan Foote of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Prince Albert Raiders. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images

Rockets star invited to Canadian National Team development camp

Nolan Foote is one of 43 players invited to the pre-World Juniors camp

Nolan Foote of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Prince Albert Raiders. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images
Rockets’ Nolan Foote skates with the puck against the Kamloops Blazers in February. Foote is ranked 37th on the final NHL scouting report. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images

Rockets ready to take flight at upcoming NHL draft

A handful of Kelowna’s best could hear their name at the draft starting Friday

Rockets’ Nolan Foote skates with the puck against the Kamloops Blazers in February. Foote is ranked 37th on the final NHL scouting report. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images
WHL commissioner Ron Robinson visits Kelowna for the 2019 WHL Annual General Meeting to discuss league changes, the 2020 Memorial Cup and more. Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News

Kelowna’s 2020 Memorial Cup hot topic at WHL annual meeting

WHL commissioner Ron Robison was in Kelowna discussing league operations in and out of Kelowna

WHL commissioner Ron Robinson visits Kelowna for the 2019 WHL Annual General Meeting to discuss league changes, the 2020 Memorial Cup and more. Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News
Kaedan Korczak of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Kamloops Blazers during the 2019 season. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images

Pre-season set for Kelowna Rockets

The Rockets begin the 2019-2020 with a six-game pre-season

Kaedan Korczak of the Kelowna Rockets skates against the Kamloops Blazers during the 2019 season. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images
Rockets’ defenceman takes next step in hockey career

Rockets’ defenceman takes next step in hockey career

Matt Barberis will join the Carleton Ravens in the fall

Rockets’ defenceman takes next step in hockey career