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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rockets Action Summary – Friday, November 5th, 2021

Friday, November 5th, 2021   Beaver Valley 5   Rockets 4   (OT)      A good test for the Rockets came on this Friday night before the hometown faithful, as they matched skills against the visiting Beaver Valley NiteHawks.  Beaver Valley currently sits atop the standings in the Neil Murdoch Division (two points up […]

Rockets Action Summary – Saturday, October 30th, 2021

Saturday, October 30th, 2021    Golden 5   Fernie 4      The Rockets were back on the road to Fernie Saturday, for a fittingly pre-Halloween tilt against the divisional-rival Ghostriders.  The night before October 31st has been known as “Gate Night” over the years, and in this particular contest the phrase could be deemed […]

Rockets Action Summary – Friday, October 29th, 2021

 Friday, October 29th, 2021   Kimberley 3   Golden 1      The Rockets were finally back on home-ice after a pair of extended road trips, and tangled with the Kimberley Dynamiters before the hometown crowd at the Plywood Palace.      Prior to the start of the contest, the Rockets “Player Of The Month” […]

Rockets Action Summary – Road Trip October 22nd, 2021

Friday, October 22nd, 2021   Kimberley 4  Rockets 0      Coming off a lopsided 7-2 loss on their home-ice against Beaver Valley last Saturday, the Dynamiters were looking to rebound back into the win column, and seemed to tighten-up their defensive game dramatically against the Rockets.      On the surface, it may look […]