Kelowna Rockets

Rockets’ forward Kole Lind scores on a first-period breakaway to put Kelowna ahead to stay Wednesday in Game 4 of the WHL’s Western Conference final.                                -Image credit: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Rockets get even in conference final

Kelowna downs Thunderbirds 4-2 Wednesday at Prospera Place to square series up 2-2

Rockets’ forward Kole Lind scores on a first-period breakaway to put Kelowna ahead to stay Wednesday in Game 4 of the WHL’s Western Conference final.                                -Image credit: Warren Henderson/Capital News
Rockets’ forward Calvin Thurkauf pulls away from Seattle defenceman Ethan Bear in WHL playoff action Tuesday at Prospera Place. -Image credit: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Late goal grounds Rockets in Game 3 of conference final

Keegan Kolesar scores game winner with 20 seconds left to lead Seattle to Game 3 win in WHL series

Rockets’ forward Calvin Thurkauf pulls away from Seattle defenceman Ethan Bear in WHL playoff action Tuesday at Prospera Place. -Image credit: Warren Henderson/Capital News
Kelowna Rockets forward Reid Gardiner battles Seattle’s Donovan Nuels in WHL playoff action Friday in Kent, Wash. — Image credit: Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds take Game 1

Ethan Bear scores late goal to send Seattle past the Kelowna Rockets in opener of conference final

Kelowna Rockets forward Reid Gardiner battles Seattle’s Donovan Nuels in WHL playoff action Friday in Kent, Wash. — Image credit: Brian Liesse/Seattle Thunderbirds
Big-game experience abundant in WHL semifinal

Big-game experience abundant in WHL semifinal

Kelowna Rockets and Seattle meet for the second straight year in Western conference final

Big-game experience abundant in WHL semifinal
Reid Gardiner had four points to lead the Kelowna Rockets to a 7-2 win Wednesday in Portland. - Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Rockets one win from conference final

Gardiner, Thurkauf and Merkley combine for 10 points Wednesday in win over Portland.

  • Apr 12, 2017
Reid Gardiner had four points to lead the Kelowna Rockets to a 7-2 win Wednesday in Portland. - Image: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
James Hilsendager and the Kelowna Rockets fell 4-2 to the hometown Portland Winterhawks Tuesday in WHL playoff action. Image credit: Dayna Fjord Photography

‘Hawks fight back with Game 3 win over Rockets

Kelowna leads Western Conference semifinal two games to one

James Hilsendager and the Kelowna Rockets fell 4-2 to the hometown Portland Winterhawks Tuesday in WHL playoff action. Image credit: Dayna Fjord Photography
Kelowna Rockets’ forward Tomas Soustal goes on the attack against Winterhawks defenseman Caleb Jones Friday in Game 1 of the WHL’s Western Conference semifinal at Prospera Place.                                -Image credit: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Rockets ground ‘Hawks in series opener

Kelowna scored three in span of 1:35 on way to victory Friday in Game 1 of the WHL playoff series

Kelowna Rockets’ forward Tomas Soustal goes on the attack against Winterhawks defenseman Caleb Jones Friday in Game 1 of the WHL’s Western Conference semifinal at Prospera Place.                                -Image credit: Warren Henderson/Capital News
Speed, offense abundant in conference semi

Speed, offense abundant in conference semi

Kelowna Rockets and Portland Winterhawks square off Friday in second round of WHL playoffs.

Speed, offense abundant in conference semi
Reid Gardiner and the Kelowna Rockets eliminated Collin Shirley and the Kamloops Blazers from the WHL playoffs on Sunday night. -Image credit: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Gardiner hat-trick sends Rockets to second round

Kelowna finishes Kamloops Blazers in six games move on in WHL playoffs

  • Apr 2, 2017
Reid Gardiner and the Kelowna Rockets eliminated Collin Shirley and the Kamloops Blazers from the WHL playoffs on Sunday night. -Image credit: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Kelowna Rockets’ forward Calvin Thurkauf (right) battles Kamloops defenceman Dallas Valentine in WHL playoff action Friday at Prospera Place. -Image credit: Warren Henderson Capital News

Blazers force Rockets to Game 6

Kamloops scores 4-1 win Friday at Prospera Place to avoid elimination

Kelowna Rockets’ forward Calvin Thurkauf (right) battles Kamloops defenceman Dallas Valentine in WHL playoff action Friday at Prospera Place. -Image credit: Warren Henderson Capital News
Lucas Johansen and the Kelowna Rockets shutout Jermaine Loewen and the Kamloops Blazers Wednesday in Game 4 of the WHL playoffs. -Image credit: Allen Douglas

Rockets shutout Blazers in Game 4

Kelowna takes 3-1 lead, looks to wrap up first round series Friday at home

  • Mar 29, 2017
Lucas Johansen and the Kelowna Rockets shutout Jermaine Loewen and the Kamloops Blazers Wednesday in Game 4 of the WHL playoffs. -Image credit: Allen Douglas
The Kamloops Blazers drive to the Kelowna Rockets’ net in WHL playoff action Tuesday at the Sandman Centre. -Image credit: Allen Douglas

Rockets grounded by Blazers in Game 3

Connor Ingram stops 37 shots as Kamloops narrows Kelowna’s series lead to 2-1

The Kamloops Blazers drive to the Kelowna Rockets’ net in WHL playoff action Tuesday at the Sandman Centre. -Image credit: Allen Douglas
Rockets’ prospects learn ropes with WHL club

Rockets’ prospects learn ropes with WHL club

Kaeden Korczak, Liam Kindree and James Porter have joined Kelowna for the remainder of postseason

Rockets’ prospects learn ropes with WHL club
Kelowna Rockets defenceman Devante Stephens (right) battles Kamloops Blazers forward Garrett Pilon in WHL playoff action Saturday at Prospera Place. - Image credit: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Rockets hold off Blazers for two-game series lead

Dillon Dube scores twice Saturday in WHL playoff victory over Kamloops

Kelowna Rockets defenceman Devante Stephens (right) battles Kamloops Blazers forward Garrett Pilon in WHL playoff action Saturday at Prospera Place. - Image credit: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Rockets douse Blazers in playoff opener

Rockets douse Blazers in playoff opener

Kelowna dominates on way to shutout over Kamloops in Game 1 of WHL postseason

Rockets douse Blazers in playoff opener
The Kelowna Rockets will try to unnerve Kamloops Blazers goalie Connor Ingram in the first-round playoff series between the teams. -Image credit: Marissa Baecker/Shoot The Breeze

Rockets look to pressure Blazers’ stopper

Kamloops goalie Connor Ingram is one of the keys to the first round series against Kelowna

The Kelowna Rockets will try to unnerve Kamloops Blazers goalie Connor Ingram in the first-round playoff series between the teams. -Image credit: Marissa Baecker/Shoot The Breeze
Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                Kelowna Rockets forwards Calvin Thurkauf (left) and Nick Merkley (right) are on a collsion course with Dawson Davidson and the Kamloops Blazers in the first round of the WHL playoffs beginning Friday.

Familiar foes face off in WHL playoffs

Kelowna Rockets and Kamloops Blazers meet in the first round for the 2nd straight year

Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze                                Kelowna Rockets forwards Calvin Thurkauf (left) and Nick Merkley (right) are on a collsion course with Dawson Davidson and the Kamloops Blazers in the first round of the WHL playoffs beginning Friday.