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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

 

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

 

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

 

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)
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
(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)
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)
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 was in Kelowna for the 2019 WHL annual general meeting to discuss league changes, the 2020 Memorial Cup and more. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

Next year’s Memorial Cup hot topic at WHL annual meeting in Kelowna

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

WHL commissioner Ron Robinson was in Kelowna for the 2019 WHL annual general meeting to discuss league changes, the 2020 Memorial Cup and more. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
Rockets’ Kaedan Korczak has been named to the 2019 IIHF U18 World Championships Team Canada roster. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images

Rockets’ Korczak named to U18 Team Canada roster

The defenceman will represent Team Canada at the IIHF U18 World Championships

Rockets’ Kaedan Korczak has been named to the 2019 IIHF U18 World Championships Team Canada roster. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images
Rockets’ Nolan Foote skates pass a Kamloops Blazer player. The Rockets’ biggest rival comes to town Saturday. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images

Rockets prepare for pivotal weekend as season’s end draws near

Rockets aim to hold onto playoff spot with only 10 games remaining

Rockets’ Nolan Foote skates pass a Kamloops Blazer player. The Rockets’ biggest rival comes to town Saturday. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Kelowna Rockets Images
Cal Foote and Team Canada defeated Sweden in Friday’s final in Buffalo                                -Image: Dan Hickling/Hickling Images

Foote felt support from Canadians on road to gold

Rockets’ teammates Cal Foote and Dillon Dube gold with Canada at world juniors in Buffalo

Cal Foote and Team Canada defeated Sweden in Friday’s final in Buffalo                                -Image: Dan Hickling/Hickling Images