Golden Rockets

Goldenite Jake Gudjonson (right) will be counted on to help lead the Rockets’ attack next season.

Rockets coach pleased with spring camps

Jason Stephens believes the Rockets can take a major step forward next season.

 

The Rockets are taking aim at offseason improvements after a rebuilding year that saw the team win just five games.

Rockets coach on recruitment trail after last place finish

Jason Stephens has put over 8,000 kilometres on his vehicle since the end of the season in order to scout talent in B.C. and Alberta.

 

Rockets goaltender Keyon Bittner lunges to try and stop a puck during the first period of last night's game. Despite his efforts

Golden Rockets lose final home game by 7-3 count

Despite entering the third period tied 3-3, the Rockets were unable to mount a charge and get a win in their home finale.

 

Quick start not enough for Rockets in 5-1 loss

The Golden Rockets got off to a quick start on Tuesday night in Invermere, but couldn't sustain it throughout the rest of the game.

Rockets captain Travis Kelly blasts a slapper from the point. His shot made it through a crowd and onto the stick of Andrew Dunn

Rockets lose overtime heartbreaker

The Golden Rockets ended the month of January without a win after a narrow 4-3 overtime defeat at the hands of the Spokane Braves.

Rockets captain Travis Kelly blasts a slapper from the point. His shot made it through a crowd and onto the stick of Andrew Dunn
Goaltender Owen Sikkes makes a stop through a crowd during the Rockets' 6-1 loss to Beaver Valley on Friday. Sikkes was one of the few bright spots throughout a difficult game for Golden.

Rockets flat, lose big to Beaver Valley

Golden came out of the gates slowly and never recovered during a disappointing 6-1 loss to the Nitehawks on Friday night.

Goaltender Owen Sikkes makes a stop through a crowd during the Rockets' 6-1 loss to Beaver Valley on Friday. Sikkes was one of the few bright spots throughout a difficult game for Golden.
Rockets forward Jake Gudjonson fishes for a loose puck in front of the Ghostriders net during the second period of Golden's 4-1 loss on Saturday night.

Rockets lose pair over weekend

The Rockets had plenty of scoring chances this weekend, but in the end they managed just a pair of goals in two losses.

Rockets forward Jake Gudjonson fishes for a loose puck in front of the Ghostriders net during the second period of Golden's 4-1 loss on Saturday night.
Rockets forward Andrew Dunn stretches out for the puck during the second period of Golden's 3-2 loss to the Fernie Ghostriders on Saturday night.

Rockets fall by narrow 3-2 margin to Fernie

The Rockets went winless on the weekend but head coach Jason Stephens was encouraged by his young team's effort.

Rockets forward Andrew Dunn stretches out for the puck during the second period of Golden's 3-2 loss to the Fernie Ghostriders on Saturday night.
Goaltender Owen Sikkes can only watch as Kimberley forward Korbyn Chabot fires a rebound into the waiting cage during the second period of the Nitro's 6-4 win over Golden on Friday night.

Rockets lose 6-4 to Dynamiters, former captain Wit

Tanner Wit spent Thursday as a Golden Rocket before being traded to Kimberley and taking on his former team Friday night.

Goaltender Owen Sikkes can only watch as Kimberley forward Korbyn Chabot fires a rebound into the waiting cage during the second period of the Nitro's 6-4 win over Golden on Friday night.
Rockets defenceman Sean Ripley battles for the loose puck on Wednesday night during Golden's 4-1 loss to the Grizzlies.

Rockets the victim of another disallowed goal in 4-1 loss

A year of frustration had a fitting home finale for the Rockets with another disallowed goal and another defeat.

Rockets defenceman Sean Ripley battles for the loose puck on Wednesday night during Golden's 4-1 loss to the Grizzlies.
Rockets forward Mathew Thiessen winds up for a shot during the first period of the Rockets' 1-0 win over Grand Forks on Friday night.

Rockets shutout Grand Forks before falling to Fernie

The Rockets have been playing better of late but are still no match for the division's powerhouses.

Rockets forward Mathew Thiessen winds up for a shot during the first period of the Rockets' 1-0 win over Grand Forks on Friday night.
Rockets forward Terix Fischer-Kobes celebrates the Rockets’ tying goal with just seconds remaining in the third period on Friday night. Golden completed the miraculous comeback with an OT win.

Rockets win comeback overtime thriller against former coach

It’s been a brutally difficult season for the Golden Rockets, but for one night on Saturday, they were able to celebrate.

Rockets forward Terix Fischer-Kobes celebrates the Rockets’ tying goal with just seconds remaining in the third period on Friday night. Golden completed the miraculous comeback with an OT win.
Rockets netminder Brody Nelson makes a save on Rockies forward Ty Duncan during the third period of Saturday's 6-1 loss to Columbia Valley.

Rockets lose both ends of home and home with Rockies

A controversial goal sent Golden reeling and the Rockies ended up with a second straight blowout defeat on Saturday night.

Rockets netminder Brody Nelson makes a save on Rockies forward Ty Duncan during the third period of Saturday's 6-1 loss to Columbia Valley.

Rockets take first home win of the season by 5-3 score

Mathew Thiessen had a hat trick as the Golden Rockets downed their division rivals from Creston on Sunday afternoon.

Rockets captain Tanner Wit is taken down on his way to the Heat net in overtime. The Heat were given a penalty on the play but the Rockets were unable to notch the winning goal.

Rockets finally on the board, grab win and tie over weekend

After two months of frustration, the Rockets have won their first game of the year.

Rockets captain Tanner Wit is taken down on his way to the Heat net in overtime. The Heat were given a penalty on the play but the Rockets were unable to notch the winning goal.
Rockets forward Terix Scher-Kobes takes a shot from in close during the first period of the team’s loss to the Fernie Ghostriders on Saturday night.

Rockets still without a win after trio of weekend defeats

The Golden Rockets are nine games into their 2015/16 season and remain in search of their first victory after a winless weekend.

Rockets forward Terix Scher-Kobes takes a shot from in close during the first period of the team’s loss to the Fernie Ghostriders on Saturday night.
Rockets goaltender Chandler Billinghurst makes a save while battling a crowd in front of the net during Golden's 4-0 loss to the Rebels on Saturday night.

Rockets remain winless after 4-0 loss to Castlegar

Golden gave up an early lead and never recovered as the offence continued to struggle.

Rockets goaltender Chandler Billinghurst makes a save while battling a crowd in front of the net during Golden's 4-0 loss to the Rebels on Saturday night.
Rockets rookie Jake Gudjonson had a goal and an assist in a phenomenal debut on home ice.

Rockets fall 4-2 to Storm in home opener

The Rockets came out flat and couldn't recover despite a fantastic debut from rookie Jake Gudjonson.

Rockets rookie Jake Gudjonson had a goal and an assist in a phenomenal debut on home ice.
Rockets defenceman Sean Ripley looks for passing options as he circles the Rockies’ net during the first period of Sunday’s exhibition opener.

Rockets lose exhibition opener 5-0

After an even opening frame, the Rockets fell behind and never recovered in their first pre-season contest of 2015.

Rockets defenceman Sean Ripley looks for passing options as he circles the Rockies’ net during the first period of Sunday’s exhibition opener.