Kelowna Rockets

Nolan Foote becomes the 62nd Rocket to suit up in an NHL regular-season game on Sunday afternoon (Photo: Kelowna Rockets)

Former Kelowna Rockets captain plays first NHL game

Nolan Foote played his first game with the New Jersey Devils on Sunday

 

Prospera Place in Kelowna. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets return to the ice after COVID-19 quarantine

All individuals within the team cohort tested negative for COVID-19 earlier this week

 

The Kelowna Rockets fill the arena against the Calgary Hitmen on February 28, 2015 at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets’ season postponed after positive COVID-19 test

The Rockets were scheduled to take on the Kamloops Blazers on Tuesday night. That game has now been postponed

 

Roman Basran #30 of the Kelowna Rockets defends the net against the Victoria Royals at Prospera Place on March 11, 2020 in Kelowna, Canada. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets prepping for first game in more than a year

Rockets will take on Victoria Royals in Kelowna, Friday March 26

Roman Basran #30 of the Kelowna Rockets defends the net against the Victoria Royals at Prospera Place on March 11, 2020 in Kelowna, Canada. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
Kelowna’s Matthew Wedman takes a face-off against his old team the Seattle Thunderbirds. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)

Member of Kelowna Rockets cohort tests positive for COVID-19

Season to begin as scheduled on March 26

Kelowna’s Matthew Wedman takes a face-off against his old team the Seattle Thunderbirds. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)
A close-up of the Rockets’ new third jersey. (Contributed)

Kelowna Rockets ready to bust out redesigned third-jersey

The Rockets will be back in black for the 2021 season

A close-up of the Rockets’ new third jersey. (Contributed)
Pavel Novak celebrates his first WHL regular season goal against the Tri-City Americans at Prospera Place on October 2, 2019 in Kelowna, Canada. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Kelowna Rockets facing off against Victoria Royals in first game of season

March 26 will see the first games of the WHL’s COVID-shortened 2021 season in Kelowna and Kamloops

Pavel Novak celebrates his first WHL regular season goal against the Tri-City Americans at Prospera Place on October 2, 2019 in Kelowna, Canada. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
(Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

B.C. WHL teams to hit the ice with Kelowna, Kamloops hub cities

Kelowna, Kamloops centres chosen to host B.C. WHL teams for 24-game regular season

(Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
The Kelowna Rockets pose for a picture with the Memorial Cup after winning in 2004. (Contributed)

City of Kelowna to hold funds for 2023 Memorial Cup bid

$135,000 of the city’s initial $225,000 commitment to the tournament will be held for a future bid

The Kelowna Rockets pose for a picture with the Memorial Cup after winning in 2004. (Contributed)
Coldstream’s Jace Weir, 16, has been selected to attend Hockey Canada’s virtual U17 development camp July 19-25. Weir, who played in 2019-20 with the Okanagan Rockets of the B.C. Major League, is looking to land with the Western Hockey League’s Red Deer Rebels, who hold his bantam rights. (Photo submitted)

Coldstream defenceman warrants U17 camp call

Jace Weir, 16, of the Okanagan Rockets one of 113 players picked for Hockey Canada virtual camp

Coldstream’s Jace Weir, 16, has been selected to attend Hockey Canada’s virtual U17 development camp July 19-25. Weir, who played in 2019-20 with the Okanagan Rockets of the B.C. Major League, is looking to land with the Western Hockey League’s Red Deer Rebels, who hold his bantam rights. (Photo submitted)
Kris Mallette, former assistant coach of the Kelowna Rockets stands on the bench for his first home game as interim head coach against the Everett Silvertips at Prospera Place on February 28, 2020 in Kelowna, Canada. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Rockets’ Mallette named assistant coach for 2020 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

Mallette was named head coach of the Kelowna Rockets (WHL) in March 2020

Kris Mallette, former assistant coach of the Kelowna Rockets stands on the bench for his first home game as interim head coach against the Everett Silvertips at Prospera Place on February 28, 2020 in Kelowna, Canada. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
Kelowna Rockets’ mascot Rocky Raccoon addresses the crowd at Prospera Place in Kelowna, B.C. (Contributed)

Poll: Who are the all-time best Kelowna Rockets players?

Capital News asks readers to pick their favourite Rockets players from over the years

Kelowna Rockets’ mascot Rocky Raccoon addresses the crowd at Prospera Place in Kelowna, B.C. (Contributed)
Andrew Cristall was drafted 8th overall by the Kelowna Rockets in the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft. (Photo - Kelowna Rockets)

Kelowna Rockets 2020 WHL Draft Recap

The Rockets made 11 selections, including one goaltender, four defencemen and six forwards

Andrew Cristall was drafted 8th overall by the Kelowna Rockets in the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft. (Photo - Kelowna Rockets)
Kelowna’s Matthew Wedman takes a face-off against his old team the Seattle Thunderbirds. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)

WHL cancels remaining games of season, hopeful for playoffs at later date

The Kelowna Rockets would have played their last game on March 21

Kelowna’s Matthew Wedman takes a face-off against his old team the Seattle Thunderbirds. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)
Kelowna Rockets GM Bruce Hamilton (left) and Kia Canada’s Daryl Katchaluba (left) present the 2020 Memorial Cup logo. (Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News)

‘Hope that event will continue’: Canadian Hockey League addresses Memorial Cup in Kelowna

The CHL suspended all league play on March 12 amid coronavirus pandemic

Kelowna Rockets GM Bruce Hamilton (left) and Kia Canada’s Daryl Katchaluba (left) present the 2020 Memorial Cup logo. (Photo: Mackenzie Britton/Capital News)
Kelowna’s Kyle Topping warms up on the ice against the Vancouver Giants at Prospera Place on January 26. (Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)

Rockets’ season suspended as Canadian Hockey League reacts to COVID-19

The Western Hockey League pauses season on March 12

Kelowna’s Kyle Topping warms up on the ice against the Vancouver Giants at Prospera Place on January 26. (Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images)
Basran made 20 saves to secure the victory for the Rockets. (Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelown Rockets Images)

Hamaliuk propels Rockets to 5-4 OT victory over Prince George

Dillon Hamaliuk had two goals in the game including the OT winner

Basran made 20 saves to secure the victory for the Rockets. (Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelown Rockets Images)
The Kelowna Rockets have fired head coach Adam Foote (front) and have made Kris Mallette (back) the interim head coach. (Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images )

Kelowna Rockets fire coach Adam Foote

General manager Bruce Hamilton made the annoucement Wednesday, named Kris Mallette interim coach

The Kelowna Rockets have fired head coach Adam Foote (front) and have made Kris Mallette (back) the interim head coach. (Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images )
Montreal Canadiens goalie joins Kelowna Rockets for practice

Montreal Canadiens goalie joins Kelowna Rockets for practice

Carey Price stopped in for a visit at Rockets camp Thursday

Montreal Canadiens goalie joins Kelowna Rockets for practice
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