Rockets Action Summary – Saturday, November 27th, 2021

Saturday, November 27th, 2021   Columbia Valley 4   Rockets 1      Chapter Two in the 2021-22 KIJHL Golden-Invermere rivalry saw the Rockets journey to the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena to tangle with the first-place Columbia Valley Rockies.      Earlier in the season (on Oct.5th), Golden prevailed on home-ice with a 4-2 win […]

Rockets Action Summary – Friday, November 26th, 2021

Friday, November 26th, 2021   Creston  3   Rockets 2      Friday night in Golden saw a key Eddie Mountain Divisional game, as the Creston ThunderCats made their first visit to the Plywood Palace, where they prevailed on the scoreboard, edging out the Rockets 3-2.      ThunderCats came out skating hard directly from […]

Rockets Action Summary – Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021   Creston  4   Rockets  3   (OT)      Exactly one-month prior (Oct.23rd), the Rockets travelled to Creston and were met with a high-flying ThunderCat team, dropping a 7-2 decision.  Different script this time.      Although still coming out on the short end of the final score, the Rockets […]

Instat KIJHL 3 Stars of the Week: Nov. 21

Grand Forks Border Bruin Hunter Wood, Golden Rockets Michael O’Sullivan and Beaver Valley Nitehawks Brennan Wilson have been named the Instat KIJHL’s 3 Stars of the Week for the period ending Nov. 21. F- Wood – 1st Star – The Regina, Sask., product helped the Border Bruins earn their first point of the season in […]

Rockets Action Summary – Saturday, November 20th, 2021

Saturday, November 20th   Rockets 3   Grand Forks 2   (Shootout)      After a convincing win over Fernie the night before, the Rockets were looking to grab their second victory Saturday during the “Family Weekend Celebration”, going up against the visiting Grand Forks Border Bruins.  Despite being winless thus far this season, the […]

Rockets Action Summary – Friday, November 19th, 2021

Friday, November 19th, 2021   Rockets  6   Fernie  1      The Rockets “Family Weekend” at the Plywood Palace began on Friday, with perhaps one of the most balanced games the team has played to date, coming away with a decisive 6-1 win over divisional-rival Fernie Ghostriders.      Golden was pretty much in […]

KIJHL Notebook: Princeton Posse and more

  This week’s KIJHL Notebook provides an update on what the Princeton Posse have been doing, and on how teams are doing, while highlighting specific players and how they are performing in certain areas.   Bill Ohlhausen Division The Osoyoos Coyotes have nine wins in 13 games and are tied for first in the division […]

Rockets Action Summary – Rockets Road Trip November 12th, 2021

Friday, November 12th, 2021   Rockets 6   Beaver Valley 3      A measure of revenge from the previous Saturday for the Rockets in this game.  Rebounding from a November 5th overtime loss to the NiteHawks at the Plywood Palace, the local stars put together a strong and balanced performance, particularly in the second […]

Rockets – Scouting Department Update

     The Golden Rockets of the KIJHL are excited to announce that Ethan Maertens-Poole will be taking on a larger role as Associate Coach, and will take on the new position of Director of Scouting for the Rockets.      Coach Wight commented “Having Ethan come on board has helped the program move forward […]

Rockets Action Summary – Saturday, November 6th, 2021

Saturday, November 6th, 2021   Kimberley 3  Rockets 2      Ten games into the 2021-22 season and, despite coming out on the short end of several one-goal games to date, the Rockets find themselves solidly in the hunt for positioning in the tough Eddie Mountain Division.  Saturday’s game in Kimberley proved to be yet […]