Kykkanen Returned to Kelowna From NHL's Flames

September 27, 2023 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Kelowna Rockets News Release

Kelowna Rockets' Jari Kykkanen in action
Kelowna Rockets' Jari Kykkanen in action
(Kelowna Rockets, Credit: Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets)

The Calgary Flames announced today that goaltender Jari Kykkanen has been returned to the Kelowna Rockets for the 2023-24 season.

Kykkanen, 19, was invited to attend the Calgary Flames rookie tournament as an undrafted player. Last week his stay was extended after he was invited to their main camp.

It's expected that the Lloydminster, AB product will be in the Rockets lineup when they welcome the WHL's newest team, the Wenatchee Wild, to Prospera Place on Saturday, September 30. Tickets for Saturday's game, as well as all other Rockets games, are available at Select Your Tickets.

Andrew Cristall (Washington) is the only Rockets away at an NHL camp.

Tickets can be purchased:

Online at

By calling Select Your Tickets at 250-762-5050

Or by visiting the Select Your Tickets box office at the Prospera Place box office. The box office is open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m. Monday through Friday, and opens at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday home game days.

Six and twelve game Mini Packs for the Kelowna Rockets season are now on sale through Select Your Tickets.

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Kelowna Rockets' Jari Kykkanen in action
Kelowna Rockets' Jari Kykkanen in action

(Steve Dunsmoor/Kelowna Rockets)

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