Rockets Action Summary – Friday, January 21st, 2022

Friday, January 21st, 2022    Creston 6 Rockets 3      The return match Friday night between the Rockets and ThunderCats started out as a carbon-copy of Thursday night’s game.  Just seconds after the initial puck drop at centre-ice, Golden found themselves taking a penalty at the :31 second mark.  Despite having pressure from the […]

Rockets Action Summary – Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Thursday, January 20th, 2022   Creston 3  Rockets 2      The first of a two-game set with the ThunderCats at the Plywood Palace last night started out a bit dubious, as the Rockets took a hooking penalty just :46 seconds into the game.  But a good penalty-kill kept things scoreless.      The Rockets […]

Rockets Action Summary – January 14th Weekend

     Halfway through the month of January and the Rockets find themselves very, very busy over the new little while.  With a little over two weeks left in the month, the club has no less than nine regular season games before finishing off the regular season schedule in February.  The Rockets will be heading […]

Rockets Action Summary – January 7th Weekend Wrap-up

     A pair of weekend losses (one at home and one on the road) for the Rockets on this weekend, as they continue to strive to gain ground in the Eddie Mountain Division standings.  The club has shown lots of spark in recent games, however the team still looks towards a greater finishing touch […]

Rockets Action Summary – Tuesday, January 4th, 2022

Tuesday, January 4th, 2022  Kimberley 6  Rockets 0      For the third time this season the Dynamiters, behind strong netminding, shutdown the Rockets offensive attack.      Again, without sounding too dramatic about the final score, the Rockets played Kimberley very close for much of the contest.  The first two periods were a ‘toss-up’; […]

Rockets Action Summary – Pre-Xmas Home-and-Home with Invermere

     An early Christmas treat for valley hockey fans with a home-and-home, two-game series between the Rockets and the Rockies.  Going into the last few games before the break, Columbia Valley holds down first-place in the tough Eddie Mountain Division, while Golden is staying in the thick of the playoff race with games-in-hand over […]

Rockets Action Summary – Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021  Kimberley 3  Rockets 2      Rockets were back on the road in Kimberley Tuesday evening for the second of three consecutive games against the rival Dynamiters.  The Nitros were looking to gain ground in the standings on first place Columbia Valley, while the Golden stars were striving to keep pace […]

Rockets Action Summary – Saturday, December 4th, 2021

Saturday, December 4th, 2021  Kimberley 7  Rockets 0 Saturday night at the Plywood Palace saw the Kimberley Dynamiters come to town for the second time this season.  This weekend’s game is the first in a trio of consecutive games the two clubs will play against each other within the next seven days.  In late October, […]

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 […]