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Rockets Rookie Camp Underway At Prospera Place

August 23, 2016 - The Kelowna Rockets opened its 2016 rookie training camp on Monday in Kelowna, welcoming close to 80 young hockey prospects and their families to Prospera Place. Players registered and were introduced to the Rockets full scouting and hockey staff by GM Bruce Hamilton, who also introduced head coach Jason Smith. Smith told the players to seize the opportunity. "It's an opportunity to make an impression," said Smith, a former captain in the NHL. "Come here and work hard and leave with the Rockets' organization knowing yo... Full Story

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Rockets Partner for Alzheimer's Research

August 22, 2016 - The Kelowna Rockets today announced a collaboration with Okanagan Clinical Trials, a clinical research group based in Kelowna, for Lace Up for New Alzheimer's Treatments, an informational session on Alzheimer's disease at the Coast Capri Hotel at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 31, 2016. Lace Up for New Alzheimer's Treatments is part of an international campaign involving retired professional athletes that was kicked off in the U.S. at the time of Super Bowl 50. Former NFL players teamed up to educate the public about the importance of... Full Story

Rockets Acquire Jake Kryski from Kamloops

August 18, 2016 - Kelowna Rockets President/GM Bruce Hamilton announced a trade on Thursday, acquiring a former 1st round WHL bantam pick from the Kamloops Blazers. The Rockets have traded defenceman Joe Gatenby, as well as prospect Danny Gatenby, to the Kamloops Blazers, in exchange for 18-year-old forward Jake Kryski. Kryski, a 5-foot-11, 175 pound left winger, is heading into his third season in the WHL. Last season he scored 12 goals and added 27 assists for 39 points in 67 games with Kamloops. As a rookie, Kryski had 11 goals, 13 a... Full Story

Rockets Hire New Coach

July 6, 2016 - The Kelowna Rockets are pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Smith as the team's new head coach. Smith, a former captain of the Edmonton Oilers and Philadelphia Flyers, played 1,008 games over a 15-year career in the NHL, and was most recently an assistant coach with the NHL's Ottawa Senators for the past two seasons. "I'm really excited that we have a found a new head coach and I think that he will fit in really well with the team we have and the existing coaching staff," said Rockets President/GM Bruce Hamilton. "... Full Story

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