Pre-Season Complete. Rockets Get Back To Work This Weekend!

The Golden Junior Rockets Hockey Club sends a hearty welcome to all Golden Fans To The 2023-24 Season! A hearty welcome to all Kicking Horse Country sports fans, at the start of what promises to be another exciting season of Golden Rockets hockey. KIJHL action launches in a big way for the local stars, with […]

Rockets Action Summary – Rockets Bow Out Of Playoffs On The Road

Friday, Feb.24th, 2023  Kimberley 4  Rockets 0      Game 5 of the opening round of the divisional playoffs came down to a ‘must win’ situation for the Rockets, as they travelled south to Kimberley.  Yet another highly-entertaining, fast-paced contest saw the Nitros take full advantage of home-ice, rolling to a 4-0 win and securing […]

Rockets Action Summary – Rockets Fall Just Short At Home

     The visiting Kimberley Dynamiters rode into town this week to continue the exciting series with the hometown Rockets in Games 3 & 4 of the opening round of playoffs.   The first pair of contests in the southern centre were split, and both teams were looking to gain an advantage as the play […]

Rockets Action Summary – Rockets Gain Valuable Split. Levi Hall Sensational!

     These two evenly-matched clubs hit the Kimberley ice last Friday and Saturday, to kickoff the 2022-23 KIJHL post-season playdowns.   The Rockets were looking to come away with at least a split in games, and take away home-ice advantage from the Nitros.      In the seven regular season meetings between these teams […]

Rockets Action Summary – Strong Comeback Leads To Rockets Win!

     Tuesday night at the Plywood Palace saw yet another exciting chapter written in the valley sports-rivalry between Golden and Invermere, as the two clubs met head-on in a wide-open offensive affair.  When the smoke finally cleared, the hometown crowd were treated to another great Rocket comeback in an 8-6 decision.  Tuesday, Jan.31st, 2023 […]

Rockets Action Summary – Golden Bounced In Invermere

Tuesday, Jan.24th, 2023  Columbia Valley 9  Rockets 2      The Rockets made the journey to the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena in Invermere to tangle with the division-leading Rockies and, from the opening face-off to the final horn, the hosts were relentless in their offensive attack, rolling to a convincing win.      Columbia Valley drastically […]

Rockets Action Summary – Rockets Prevail In Tough Divisional Battle

Saturday, Jan.21st, 2023  Rockets 2  Kimberley 1      To say this season’s five previous contests between the Golden Rockets and Kimberley Dynamiters have been close and exciting, would be a huge understatement.  To date, the largest margin of victory is a 3-0 Rockets’ shutout win last November.  The last three games between these clubs […]

Rockets Action Summary – Rockets Edge Past Creston In Final Minute

Tuesday, Jan.17th, 2023  Rockets 4  Creston 3       Mid-January, and still every club in the tough Eddie Mountain Division is above the .500 mark in win percentage.  Quite a feat, and a great indication of the high-calibre play on the ice.      With only a scant three weeks to go in the […]