Regan Bartel’s call when Justin Kirkland scored with
.2 seconds remaining in the 3rd period to tie the game.

... and then Calvin Thurkauf SCORES in overtime!

The Rockets beat the WHL regular season champion Victoria Royals
to advance to round 3 against the Seattle Thunderbirds. Go Rockets!

  • Brad Ralph has returned to the ECHL.
  • Update (5:00 pm):
  • AM 1150 Announces Exclusive Three-Year Broadcast Rights Extension with the Kelowna Rockets

    – Veteran AM 1150 sportscaster Regan Bartel returns as the voice of the Rockets, marking 17 years of stellar play-by-play game coverage –
    – Kelowna Rockets join an all-star sports line-up on AM 1150 featuring the Vancouver Canucks, BC Lions, Okanagan Sun, and Toronto Blue Jays – June 29, 2016

    KELOWNA (June 29, 2016) – AM 1150 is bolstering its sports lineup as the station announced today a three-year renewal of its exclusive agreement with the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) Kelowna Rockets, which sees AM 1150 provide exclusive, live coverage of all Rockets’ regular season and playoff games through to the 2018/19 season. Voiced by AM 1150 veteran sportscaster Regan Bartel, who marks his 17th season as the “Voice of the Rockets”, games will be heard over-the-air on AM 1150 in the Kelowna area and online at

    “I’m honoured to bring the game to life for our listeners with front row, play-by-play coverage,” said Bartel. “The Kelowna Rockets are a vital part of this community, and we are proud to bring quality coverage of hometown junior hockey to our listeners.”

    “We are delighted to continue our great relationship with the Kelowna Rockets, and we look forward to sharing the excitement of Rockets’ hockey with our listeners and clients through 2019,” said Ken Kilcullen, General Manager, B.C. Interior, Bell Media.

    “The Rockets are excited to continue our longstanding partnership with AM 1150, and look forward to expanding our business relationship with Bell Media Kelowna over the next three seasons,” said Gavin Hamilton, Vice-President Business Development, the Kelowna Rockets Hockey Club.

    AM 1150 also serves up robust daily reports and up-to-the-minute coverage of on-and off-the-field activities of the Kelowna Rockets. Joining Bartel during all Kelowna Rockets’ broadcasts is colour commentator Kent Simpson, offering enriched insight, expertise, and analysis into the game of hockey. The Kelowna Rockets broadcasts join an impressive sports line-up that includes the Vancouver Canucks, BC Lions, Okanagan Sun and Toronto Blue Jays.

    The Kelowna Rockets 2016/17 season begins September 23.
  • The Kelowna Rockets will get well acquainted with the Kamloops Blazers and Prince George Cougars when they open the 2016-2017 Western Hockey League regular season.

    The Rockets will open the season against the Blazers - in Kamloops - on September 23rd.

    The team will host their closest geographical rival one night later at Prospera Place.

    The Rockets also make an early stop in Prince George for back-to-back games on September 30th and October 1st.
  • Rumours are circulating in hockey circles that the Kelowna Rockets are up for sale.
  • A former member of the Kelowna Rockets says the NHL will flourish in 'Sin City'.

AM1150 Sports Broadcasts

Blue Jays @ Oakland :: Friday July 15th :: 6:30pm#*+
BC Lions @ Saskatchewan :: Saturday July 16th :: 3:00pm*++
Blue Jays @ Oakland :: Sunday July 17th :: 12:30pm#*+
Blue Jays vs Seattle :: Friday July 22nd :: 4:00pm#
Blue Jays vs Seattle :: Saturday July 23rd :: 9:30am#*+
OK Sun @ Valley Huskers :: Saturday July 23rd :: 6:30pm
Blue Jays vs Seattle :: Sunday July 24th :: 9:30am#*+
BC Lions @ Calgary :: Friday July 29th :: 6:00pm*++
Blue Jays vs Baltimore :: Saturday July 30th :: 9:30am#*+
OK Sun vs Kamloops Broncos :: Sunday July 31st :: 6:30pm
Blue Jays vs Baltimore :: Saturday July 30th :: 9:30am#*+

(Please note: All Blue Jays broadcasts not available for online streaming) 
* Time listed as Pre-Game Start
+ Jays pre-game 30 mins before gametime / ++ Lions pre-game 1 hour before gametime