Player Profile: Caden Price

NAME: Caden Price TEAM: Saskatoon Generals HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5’10/199lbs POSITION: Defense HAND: Left DRAFT RANKINGS: 35TH SKATING: 4.5 SKILL:  4 SHOT: 4.25 SMARTS: 3.75 PHYSICAL: 3.5   Price produced a whopping 55 points this past season with the Saskatoon Generals. Price is another excellent skating defenseman with good size who loves to rush the puck up ice and activate into the offense whenever he can. An agile skater who can change direction well and speed possess … Read more

Player Profile: Andrew Cristall

NAME: Andrew Cristall TEAM: St. George’s School(CSSHL) HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5’7/130lbs POSITION: Center HAND: Left DRAFT RANKINGS: 18TH SKATING: 3.25 SKILL: 5 SHOT: 3.75 SMARTS: 5 PHYSICAL: 2   Without a doubt the most skilled player in this draft, competing with that spot against Connor Bedard. Cristalls puck handling it puck on a string like, he never losses possession of the puck and he always seems to be in control. Cristall is a one-dimensional offensive dual threat … Read more

NHL Draft: Roman Basran

Name: Roman Basran Team: Kelowna Rockets (WHL) Position: Goalie Height/Weight: 6’2 194lbs Hand: Left NHL Draft Ranking: N/A  Western Prospects Ranking: 41st Estimated Draft Position: Fifth Round to Seventh Round   Areas of Strength Composure in Crease Lightning Reflexes Creativity Areas of Weakness Compact Stance Low Shoulders Footwork Report: Roman Basran was highly coveted entering the Kelowna Rockets line up as a 16 year old net minder, his numbers were … Read more

Future Cast: Kelowna Rockets

2019 WHL Draft Summary Hosting the Memorial Cup in 2020, the Kelowna Rockets were expected to make some big deals to boost there current line up at the draft, and they did just that. Walking into the draft selecting fifth overall, they flipped that pick over to the Brandon Wheat Kings for Sean Comrie and the 10th overall pick. Later moving that selection plus Connor Bruggen-Cate to Seattle for Jake … Read more

Game Report: Nov 17 – Kelowna Rockets at Edmonton Oil Kings

    Kelowna Rockets Kaedan Korczak (NHL Draft 2019) – Versatile two-way defenseman who was on the Rockets second power play unit and top penalty killing. Matched up against Trey Fix-Wolansky and did an excellent job keeping him to the perimeter and limiting his ability to drag pucks to scoring areas. Korczak intuitiveness in his defensive zone was on full display, he boxes out in front of his net and … Read more

Prospect Profile: Trevor Wong

Name: Trevor Wong Team: Greater Vancouver Canadiens (BCMML) Position: Center Date of Birth: May 4th 2003 Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia Height/Weight: 5’8 138lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 18th Overall in 2018 – Kelowna Rockets (Unsigned) *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Elite Skating Abilities Instinctive Anticipation Vision at Top Speed Areas of Weakness Size Physical Play Strength Player Report: A likely top 10 pick if he were committed to the … Read more

Kelowna Rockets Draft Review

  Draft Selections 18th Overall: Trevor Wong – St. Georges Bantam Varsity   Currently verbally committed to the University of Denver, Kelowna took a huge flyer in selecting Trevor Wong in the first round of the WHL Draft. While Wong’s value is likely that of a top 10 pick, he still is 50/50 on coming to the WHL. A sparkplug forward who was likely the most elite skater in his … Read more