Rockets Action Summary- Saturday, September 24th, 2022 “What A Game!!”

Saturday,September 24th,2022  Revelstoke 5  Golden 4        Before a good (and loud) hometown crowd on this Saturday evening, the Rockets and Revelstoke put on quite a show in an exciting contest which needed an overtime session, and a “player shootout” to decide a winner.  When the smoke finally cleared, it was the defending […]

Rockets Action Summary – Home Opener 2022-23

Friday, September 23rd, 2022: Fernie 6 Rockets 2      Both of these clubs play each other tough every season. This game was no exception. Before a good hometown crowd, there was a good pace to the game for the entire three periods of play.      The Rockets came out of the gate with […]

Rockets Announce New Assistant Coach

     The Golden Rockets wish to introduce their newly-appointed Assistant Coach for the upcoming season, as Jared Houseman takes his position behind the bench alongside Head Coach/GM Chuck Wight.      The position became vacant last spring as Associate Coach Ethan Maertens-Poole advanced to an Assistant Coach position with the Niverville Nighthawks of the […]

Rockets Action Summary – Game Four Against The Nitros

Saturday, February 26th, 2022  Dynamiters 7  Rockets 2      Saturday evening at the Plywood Palace was a ‘must-win’ situation for the Golden Rockets, as they entered Game 4 of their playoff round against the visiting Kimberley Dynamiters down three games to none.      The Nitros have put on a strong display of solid […]

Rockets Action Summary – Game Three Down To The Wire

     The Rockets have been playing some exciting hockey over the last month, and last night’s encounter with Kimberley was no exception.  Again, as we witnessed over the final few games of the regular season, this game needed an extra session to decide a winner…………….         Friday, February 25th, 2022  Dynamiters […]

Rockets Action Summary – Opening Playoff Round vs Kimberley

     Exciting post-season action kicked off last Tuesday, with 16 clubs heading into the playoffs, all striving for the divisional, conference and league titles, and the honour of representing the KIJHL at the Cyclone Taylor BC championship.  A quick summary of our opening contests…………..         Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022  Dynamiters 3  […]

Rockets Action Summary – Home & Home vs Fernie Feb.11th Weekend

     Over the last while, the Rockets have improved greatly, playing hard each and every contest.  For the third time in the last four games, the club has taken their opposition to overtime, twice with Fernie and once with Creston.  This marked cohesiveness in their game will bring dividends in the post-season.    Friday, […]

Rockets Action Summary – Tuesday, February 8th, 2022

Tuesday, February 8th, 2022   Creston 4  Rockets 3          For the second time in the last three games, sixty minutes wasn’t enough to decide a winner.      Last Saturday, the Rockets pulled out an exciting 6-5 win over Fernie in a game requiring a player-shootout, and Tuesday saw their contest […]

Rockets Action Summary – February 5th & 6th, 2022

Saturday, February 5th, 2022   Rockets 6  Fernie 5         Comeback game of the year for the Golden Rockets Saturday night at the Plywood Palace, as they tangled with the visiting Fernie Ghostriders.  At one point, it appeared the southern centre had good control of the game (with a 3-goal lead) deep into […]

Rockets Action Summary – Friday, February 4th, 2022

Friday, February 4th, 2022  Columbia Valley 4  Rockets 1           Friday night at the Plywood Palace featured the visiting Columbia Valley Rockies in town to take on the Rockets.  Columbia Valley currently sits atop the standings in the highly-competitive Eddie Mountain Division of the KIJHL, and were looking to continue in […]