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 […]

Rockets Action Summary – January 28th-30th, 2022 Road Trip

     A good weekend for the Golden Rockets as they got busy with a three-game, southern-swing road trip, coming away with four hard-earned points in the standings. Friday, January 28th, 2022   Fernie 4  Rockets 1      Friday night in Fernie, the club was looking to avenge a 4-1 loss to the Ghostriders […]

Rockets Action Summary – Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022   Columbia Valley 2  Rockets 1      Tuesday night’s game against the Columbia Valley Rockies completed a four-game homestand for the Rockets, and the local stars came to play in this one, matching talents with our valley rivals through the full sixty minutes.      There wasn’t much room to […]

KIJHL Notebook: January goal/assist leaders

  The KIJHL is heading into its final month of the 2021-22 regular season and teams are pushing for playoff spots. This week’s KIJHL Notebook focuses on the leading goal scorer and set up player on each team as of Jan. 24 for this month.  Eddie Mountain Division Rookie Christian Mealey and Cash Regan have […]

Rockets Action Summary – Saturday, January 22nd, 2022

Saturday, January 22nd, 2022    Nelson 4 Rockets 0      The Saturday night crowd at the Plywood Palace were looking for a high-energy, action-packed contest between the hometown Rockets and the visiting Nelson Leafs and, for the most part, that was delivered.      The Rockets were fairly solid in the opening twenty minutes, […]

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 […]

KIJHL Notebook: Unsung Heroes

This week’s KIJHL Notebook recognizes the unsung hero on teams. According to grammarist.com, that term first appeared in the mid-1800s, though it has its roots in ancient Greece. They say an unsung hero is a person who has achieved great things or committed acts of bravery or self-sacrifice, yet is not celebrated or recognized. The […]

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 […]