Does Kelowna have a hockey team?

Kelowna Rockets – Official site of the Kelowna Rockets. The Kelowna Rockets announced today the team’s 2021-22 Training Camp Roster. The newest member of the Kelowna Rockets, Max Graham, has taken quite the journey during his young hockey career.

Why are they called the Kelowna Rockets?

Prior to the 1995–96 season, the team relocated to Kelowna, playing their home games at the city’s Memorial Arena. Following the 1998–99 season, they moved into their then-new home arena, Prospera Place. The team’s logo pays tribute to the famed Ogopogo monster, of the Okanagan Lake.

Where do the Kelowna Rockets play?

Kelowna, Canada
Kelowna Rockets/Locations

Who owns the Kelowna Rockets?

Bruce Hamilton
Majority-owned and operated by the Hamilton family—Bruce Hamilton is President/GM/Governor and WHL board chair, brother Gavin Hamilton is VP of Business and Anne-Marie Hamilton is Director of Marketing, the Rockets franchise took off in Kelowna.

Is there minor hockey in BC?

Minor Hockey – BC Hockey. Minor hockey describes amateur hockey played by athletes 20 years old and younger. Players are generally divided into playing levels according to age.

Who is the coach of the Kelowna Rockets?

coach Kris Mallette
Kelowna Rockets president and general manager Bruce Hamilton announced today that head coach Kris Mallette has signed a multi-year extension.

What happened to the Kootenay Ice?

The franchise was owned by the Chynoweth family from 1995 until it was sold to Winnipeg-based company 50 Below Sports and Entertainment in 2017. The Ice moved to Winnipeg in 2019 and now play as the Winnipeg Ice.

How can I watch WHL games?

WHL Live on CHL TV will feature free-to-access, video-on-demand content and a user interface league officials say are both pleasing to the eye and easy to navigate. Packages are now available for purchase here. Full access to the entire season is available for $59.99 and a 24-hour pass costs $6.99.

Where do the Moose Jaw Warriors play?

Saskatchewan, Canada
Moose Jaw, Canada
Moose Jaw Warriors/Locations

What age is minor hockey?

Hockey Canada Announces Change to Age-Division Names

Minor Atom 9 years old and under Under-10 (U10)
Atom 10 years old and under Under-11 (U11)
Minor Peewee 11 years old and under Under-12 (U12)
Peewee 12 years old and under Under-13 (U13)

What is BC Hockey?

BC Hockey is a not-for-profit organization and member of Hockey Canada in charge of governing amateur hockey at all levels in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.

Who owns the Kootenay Ice?

The company’s owners, Greg Fettes and Matt Cockell, were installed as the team’s governor and president/general manager, respectively. A new logo was unveiled on May 1, 2017. On January 29, 2019, the Kootenay Ice announced the team would relocate to Winnipeg at the end of the 2018–19 season.

Who is on the Kelowna Rockets World Junior Team?

A trio of Rockets will be suiting up in the upcoming 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship in Edmonton. Hockey Canada unveiled its final 25-player roster Friday morning, naming defenceman Kaedan Korczak to their roster. Pavel Novak and Michael Krutil, both of Kelowna’s import players, will represent the Czech Republic.

What was the attendance for the Kelowna Rockets?

Attendance of 14,975 and 15,240 at two heated contests against their then arch rival, the Seattle Thunderbirds. This assisted the Rockets in chalking up the highest per game average for a first year expansion team under the Canadian Hockey League umbrella.

Who was the first coach of the Kelowna Rockets?

Marcel Comeau was hired to be the first coach of the Rockets, and stayed with the team all four seasons. The 1991–92 season marks the first season of the Rockets in Tacoma, Washington. Playing in one of North America ‘s largest hockey arenas, the Tacoma Dome.

When did the Kelowna Rockets win the Stanley Cup?

The Rockets are the first team since the Ottawa 67’s in 1999 to win the Cup on home ice, and the victory marked the second time the Cup’s host team has gone undefeated in the tournament, the first being when the Kamloops Blazers hosted and went undefeated in 1995 .