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Eli Zummack. (Contributed)

Kelowna product earns WHL award for most sportsmanlike player

Eli Zummack was the captain of the Spokane Chiefs

 

Colorado has had its eye on Vancouver Giants netminder Trent Miner for some time, signing him in 2019 and putting him on the ice with the AHL Colorado Eagles for six games earlier this season. (Allen Douglas/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley-based Giants goalie Trent Miner signed to NHL team

Manitoba native, recently lauded for humanitarian efforts, key in Vancouver net last three seasons

 

FILE – Oshawa Generals forward Anthony Cirelli, left, shoots and scores his team’s first goal against Kelowna Rockets goalie Jackson Whistle during second period action at the Memorial Cup final in Quebec City on Sunday, May 31, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

B.C. government approves plan in principle to allow WHL to resume in the province

League includes Kamloops Blazers, Kelowna Rockets, Prince George Cougars, Vancouver Giants, Victoria Royals

FILE – Oshawa Generals forward Anthony Cirelli, left, shoots and scores his team’s first goal against Kelowna Rockets goalie Jackson Whistle during second period action at the Memorial Cup final in Quebec City on Sunday, May 31, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Surrey’s Caleb Reimer in Edmonton Oil Kings colours. The junior hockey team is among five Alberta-based WHL squads planning to play games starting Feb. 26. (Photo: oilkings.ca)

Quarantined for now, B.C. hockey prospect ‘fortunate’ to play WHL games in Alberta soon

Edmonton Oil Kings draft pick Caleb Reimer has skated with Delta Hockey Academy team this winter

Surrey’s Caleb Reimer in Edmonton Oil Kings colours. The junior hockey team is among five Alberta-based WHL squads planning to play games starting Feb. 26. (Photo: oilkings.ca)
Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaedan Korczak has earned a spot on the Team Canada squad playing in the world junior tournament hosted this year by Edmonton. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze photo)

Korczak carries on Team Canada tradition for Rockets

Pavel Novak and Michael Krutil will play for the Czech Republic in the tournament

Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaedan Korczak has earned a spot on the Team Canada squad playing in the world junior tournament hosted this year by Edmonton. (Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze photo)
Surrey-raised hockey player Luka Burzan in action with the WHL’s Brandon Wheat Kings. (Photo: Brandi Pollock/Wheat Kings)

‘Memorial eCup’ games to keep junior players plugged in, including Kelowna’s Burzan

WHL veteran’s pro dream is on hold as he skates in Kelowna

Surrey-raised hockey player Luka Burzan in action with the WHL’s Brandon Wheat Kings. (Photo: Brandi Pollock/Wheat Kings)
Kelowna Rockets Hockey Night In Canada jersey. (Contributed)

Rockets to auction off Hockey Night In Canada jerseys for charity

WHL member Clubs will also pay tribute to the Logan Boulet Effect

Kelowna Rockets Hockey Night In Canada jersey. (Contributed)
KELOWNA, BC - NOVEMBER 26: Cole Schwebius #31 of the Kelowna Rockets stretches on the ice during warm up against the Edmonton Oil Kings at Prospera Place on November 26, 2019 in Kelowna, Canada. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)

Rockets’ netminder Schwebius loaned to Salmon Arm Silverbacks

Schwebius appeared in 21 games for the Rockets during the 2019-20 season

KELOWNA, BC - NOVEMBER 26: Cole Schwebius #31 of the Kelowna Rockets stretches on the ice during warm up against the Edmonton Oil Kings at Prospera Place on November 26, 2019 in Kelowna, Canada. (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
The Kelowna Rockets pose for a picture with the Memorial Cup after winning in 2004. (Contributed)

Kelowna taxpayers could pay $90K for losses caused by cancelled Memorial Cup

$135,000 would be put aside for a potential bid for a future opportunity to host the tournament

The Kelowna Rockets pose for a picture with the Memorial Cup after winning in 2004. (Contributed)
WHL hockey could start back up in early October if everything goes according to plan. (Black Press Media file photo)

WHL hockey could hit the ice in October

Start date ‘contingent on receiving the necessary approvals from government and health authorities’

WHL hockey could start back up in early October if everything goes according to plan. (Black Press Media file photo)