Main Camp Expressions Of Interest Now Open

Expressions of interest for the Golden Rockets Main Camp are now open.  The camp is invite only and will take place over the weekend of August 30th to September 1st 2024. Register here and further information will be sent out to you in the near future. if you have any questions, please reach out to […]

Nominees for Rockets Board

The nomination period for Board Directors for the Golden Junior Hockey Society has now closed.  Elections will take place at our Annual General Meeting on April 23rd at 7pm in the Ramada Meeting Room.  There are ten Director positions available out of a possible eleven (Bev Shehovac, our current treasurer, is starting the second year […]

On The Hunt: Rockets Seek Fresh Talent for Upcoming Season

The Golden Rockets haven’t wasted any time this offseason. The coaching staff is on the road searching for talented players to add to their roster for the 2024-25 season, which kicks off in the fall. Head Coach Jared Houseman and his assistants have already made several scouting stops, including the Canadian Sport School Hockey League […]

Rockets Hire Head Coach

The Golden Rockets are excited to confirm the hiring of Jared (Jed) Houseman as our new Head Coach & General Manager. Jed moves into our top coaching leadership role after spending two years working with the Rockets as an Assistant Coach. Jed brings with him a wealth of tactical and technical knowledge from many years […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Team goal leaders

  Who doesn’t like goals? This week’s KIJHL Notebook highlights each team’s top snipers. Before getting into that, on Tuesday night, the Creston Valley Thunder Cats gave the goal judge plenty of work in a 14-3 victory over the Spokane Braves. Austin McLean was credited with the eventual winning goal as he scored to give […]

The KIJHL Notebook – Goalie tandems

  Spokane Braves goalie Andrew Tworkowski has played the most minutes of any KIJHL goalie at 1,766 and has faced the most rubber – 1,482 shots. The next closest to Tworkowski is Osoyoos Coyote Hunter Arntsen who has faced 1,699 shots. What’s even more impressive about Tworkowski’s play is his save percentage – .911, while […]

Calcutta Shootout Fundraiser

On February 10th, The Golden Rockets will be holding a Calcutta Shootout Fundraiser What is a Calcutta Shootout? The shootout will consist of the 21 Rockets skaters, the 2 Rockets’ goaltenders and 2 mystery shooters in a knock-out style format.  Fans get to bid on the player they think is most likely to win the […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Team defence

  On Saturday, Jan. 27, Daniel Wittenberg (Revelstoke Grizzlies), Raphael Eloe (Spokane Braves), Anmol Garcha (Princeton Posse) and Nolan Kelly (North Okanagan Knights) all scored hat-tricks. It’s the third time this season that four players have scored three goals in a day.  The second time was on Jan. 5 when Kobe Mason (Columbia Valley Rockies), […]

Rockets Shuffle Coaching Staff

Contributed by Mark Yaxley. The Golden Rockets have parted ways with Head Coach and General Manager Chuck Wight, who spent the better part of the past four seasons with the team. Jared Houseman, who served as Wight’s assistant last season, has been promoted to the team’s interim Head Coach. Houseman is joined by two new […]

The KIJHL Notebook: Team play

This week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on the recent performance of teams, coaches talking about standout players and the impact that some trade deadline pick ups have had on their respective teams.   Eddie Mountain Division The Fernie Ghostriders have won seven of their last 10 games since the Christmas break and have been led offensively […]