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Cranbrook, BC (Dec 2nd 2019) – The Cranbrook Bucks (BCHL) and Golden Rockets (KIJHL) are excited to release the times and dates of the Golden Rockets home games for the month of December.

The Golden Rockets have been displaced from their home arena in Golden due to issues with their chiller system. Experts are currently working to fix the problem with the arena, but no timeline has been set.

“We are excited to bring some hockey games to Cranbrook and create some good out of a tough situation for Golden and their team.” Said Bucks President Nathan Lieuwen. “It was a no brainer for us to help out and bring their home games here.”

Coach and GM Jeremy Blumes commented ” We are thrilled that our fellow kootenay hockey club has welcomed us in our time of need. It’s a great opportunity for our boys as well as other KIJHL teams to showcase themselves to the BCHL’s newest franchise.  We are grateful for the support from Nathan and the Bucks organization as well as a number of other individuals that have got us back on the ice. Our club is looking forward to playing in front of the great hockey community of Cranbrook.”.

Golden would also like to thank the City of Cranbrook and Cranbrook Minor Hockey for accommodating their schedule.

The Rockets home schedule for December will be:

December 6, 2019 at 8:15pm vs Nelson at Memorial Arena

December 13, 2019 at 7:30pm vs Creston at Western Financial Place

December 14, 2019 at 8:45pm vs Fernie at Western Financial Place

December 17, 2019 at 6:45pm vs Kimberley at Western Financial Place

December 21, 2019 at 8:00pm vs Columbia Valley at Western Financial Place

*Please note that previously reported game times and locations were not all correct

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Cranbrook Bucks Office (Open Wed-Fri) at Western Financial Place or at the door at each game

Prices are as follows:

Adults – $10

Youth (13-19) and Seniors (65+) – $7

Children (6-12) – $5

5 and under – Free

Doors will open 45 minutes before puck drop. Concessions will be open for games at Western Financial Place but not open for the Dec 6 game at the Memorial.