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For the second time in as many weeks former Kelowna Rocket, Leon Draisaitl hit a major milestone in his career and amongst Rockets alumni.

The Kelowna Rockets presented their 2018/19 team awards, Sunday at the Kelowna Community Theatre. Winners were:

Nolan Foote netted the shootout winner and also scored in regulation — his 30th goal of the season — as the Kelowna Rockets prevailed 4-3 over the host Spokane Chiefs in WHL action on Friday night.


It was a wash for those looking for clues about form ahead of a possible first-round playoff meeting between Victoria Royals and Kelowna Rockets.

It was a fitting Family Day for Kyle Topping of Salt Spring Island.

Less than 24 hours after putting a real scare into the Western Conference-leading Everett Silvertips at Prospera Place, the Kelowna Rockets dropped a 2-0 decision to the B.C. Division-leading Vancouver Giants in front of 5,107 supporters at Prospera Place on Saturday night.

The 2019 Canada Winter Games open this Friday in Red Deer, Alberta. Five of the Kelowna Rockets’ top WHL prospects will join an accomplished list of NHLers who have competed in these games, including Bob Gainey, Steven Stamkos, Paul Kariya, Nathan MacKinnon and Sidney Crosby.


The Kelowna Rockets overcame a 3-1 deficit midway through the second period and scored three unanswered goals to defeat the Prince George Cougars 4-3 in front of 4,727 elated supporters at Prospera Place on Friday night.

Luke Toporowski scored twice and added an assist to lead the Spokane Chiefs to a 5-4 victory over the Kelowna Rockets on Wednesday night at Prospera Place.

Reece Klassen pitched his first shutout as a member of the Spokane Chiefs, stopping all 25 shots the Kelowna Rockets could muster on Friday night.

Lassi Thomson and Kaedan Korczak got bragging rights over Nolan Foote in the battle between Kelowna Rockets teammates at the CHL Top Prospects Game in Red Deer as Team Orr rallied for a 5-4 victory over Team Cherry on Wednesday night.

Nolan Foote scored twice, once in the shootout, and added two assists as the Kelowna Rockets upset the Prince Albert Raiders 4-3 on Saturday in front of 5,204 thoroughly entertained junior hockey supporters at Prospera Place.

On a day when the Kelowna Rockets said goodbye to a veteran leader, a former Rockets goaltender made a triumphant return in a 5-1 victory for the Moose Jaw Warriors.

The Kelowna Rockets will try to get back in the win column tonight when they host the Moose Jaw Warriors at Prospera Place for another Hat Trick Wednesday.

The Kelowna Rockets were perfect on the power play Friday night, but they were far from perfect in every other aspect — getting pounded 7-2 by the Prince George Cougars to open a two-game road set.

Defenceman Dalton Gally was at a crossroads in his junior hockey career back in October. The 20-year-old was facing the prospect of being the odd man out on the back end in Medicine Hat, and he wasn’t sure what the future held for him.

The Kelowna Rockets had a three-game winning streak halted Wednesday night in Lethbridge, falling 5-1 to the host Hurricanes.

With the Christmas break in the Western Hockey League regular-season schedule looming, the Kelowna Rockets will be on the road for a crucial swing through the Central Division.

Midway through the Kelowna Rockets’ contest against the division rival Victoria Royals, it became apparent that one of the teams was probably going to have to win ugly.

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The 2020 Memorial Cup will be unlike any previous national junior hockey championship, say organizers of the winning bid to host the event in Kelowna.

The Western Hockey League served up a preseason appetizer between the Kelowna Rockets and Victoria Royals that turned into a full-meal deal for the hearty junior hockey supporters at Prospera Place.

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The Kelowna Rockets head out on a three-game road trip through Alberta beginning in Lethbridge tonight. The match-up is the final time the Rockets will face the Hurricanes this regular season.