A popular Christmas-related hockey tradition played out again on the ice and at Kelowna General Hospital.
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.
A combined 11 Saskatchewan Huskies and Alberta Golden Bears were honoured Wednesday by Canada West, as the conference’s men’s hockey all-stars and all-rookies were unveiled.
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.
The Kelowna Rockets will hit the ice to face a couple of division foes this weekend. They’ll battle the Prince George Cougars tonight at Prospera Place, then head to Kamloops to take on the Blazers on Saturday.
Henrik Rybinski scored the game-winner in overtime — his first goal as a member of the Seattle Thunderbirds — as the visitors escaped Prospera Place with a 3-2 victory over the Kelowna Rockets on Wednesday.
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 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.
Connor Dewar scored once and added two assists as the Western Conference-leading Everett Silvertips earned a 4-2 victory over the Kelowna Rockets at Prospera Place on Wednesday night.
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.
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.
Leif Mattson scored twice, including the overtime winner, as the Kelowna Rockets prevailed 3-2 over the Tri-City Americans in Kennewick, Wash., on Friday night.
If ever the Kelowna Rockets needed a point-stealing performance from their goaltender, perhaps it was the tilt against their B.C. Division rivals from the island, the Victoria Royals.
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.
Despite the best efforts of Dillon Dube — and James Porter, for that matter — the Kelowna Rockets were swept from the WHL playoffs on Thursday night.
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.
If you’ve ever attended a hockey game, or been in an ice rink, chances are you’ve seen a zamboni. The giant ice resurfacing machines leave behind a pristine sheet of ice during the chaos of a hockey game.