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  • Rockets lose to hard working Chiefs

    The Spokane Chiefs defeated the Kelowna Rockets 6-3 on Friday night at Prospera Place in Kelowna, racing out to a big lead and holding off a Rockets comeback bid. Read More
  • Back in first place

    The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Lethbridge Hurricanes 2-1 on Tuesday night at Prospera Place in Kelowna, moving into first place overall in the WHL with the win. Read More
  • Rockets add goalie Brodan Salmond to the roster

    Kelowna Rockets President/GM Bruce Hamilton has announced that the Rockets have added goaltender Brodan Salmond to its roster for the remainder of the WHL season.

    Salmond, 17, has been playing with the Camrose Kodiaks of the AJHL this season where he has posted an 11-6-0-0 record and a 3.02 goals against average in 20 games played as a rookie. 

    The Rockets made the move as starting netminder Jackson Whistle continues to rehab from injury.

    “Jackson hasn’t come along as fast as we had hoped and we continue to assess his recovery,” said Hamilton. “This is an insurance move on our part to bring another goaltender into our organization.”

    Salmond was a 10th round draft pick of the Rockets in the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft.

    “As a 17-year-old Brodan has done everything we’ve asked him to do this season,” said Camrose Coach/GM Boris Rybalka. “He has a tremendous work ethic, his compete and battle level is very high and he has a great attitude. I think he’s going to come to Kelowna and push their goaltenders and help them have success.”

    Salmond is expected to arrive in Kelowna on Wednesday.

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Kelowna Falcons News

  • Falcons announce new Head Coach
    A new head coach will lead the Kelowna Falcons during the 2014 West Coast League season.The club has announced Billy Clontz as their 10th Head Coach in franchise history.The Corvallis, Oregon native and former WCL player spent three ... Read More...
  • Kelowna kids to learn from Blue Jays legends
    Some of the greatest Toronto Blue Jays players in the history of the team will be in Kelowna this week. The Kelowna Falcons will welcome the Jays to Elks Stadium this Thursday for the annual Honda Super Camp. For three ... Read More...
  • Season ends for Falcons
    The Kelowna Falcons closed out the 2013 season on a winning note.The Falcons wrapped up the season with an 8 - 3 victory over the defending West Coast League champion Wenatchee Applesox, winning the three-game series.During the seventh ... Read More...

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