The Kamloops Blazers and Calgary Hitmen squared off for the first and only time of the season on Saturday night. Despite being outshot 50-22 in the game, the Hitmen booked their tickets to the postseason with a 6-4 win. An evenly matched first period saw both teams head into the […]
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The Portland Winterhawks have signed 2019 8th round pick Josh Mori from St. Georges School in the CSSHL.
The Blazers’ season-best nine-game winning streak came to a grinding halt on Saturday night in Prince George. After shutting out the Cougars 24 hours earlier, the Blazers were once again stymied by netminder Taylor Gauthier. The 18-year old stopped all but one of the 38 shots he faced, earning his […]
Rhett Melnyk has signed his WHL Education Contract with the Tri-City Americans.
Three of the Blazers’ top four picks in the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft were in town last week. Mats Lindgren — who last suited up for the Blazers on December 30th against the Victoria Royals — was joined by Connor Levis and Fraser Minten. Lindgren, who some believe slipped to […]
Daily Dose of the Dub: 13 WHLers headed to CHL/NHL Top Prospects game, Six WHL prospects headed to Youth Olympics and more
The CHL announced the 40-man roster for the annual CHL/NHL Top Prospects game which includes the following players from the WHL
The 2020 Kubota Top Prospects Game will feature two key members of the Kamloops Blazers. Goaltender Dylan Garand and forward Connor Zary have been added to the event which will take place on January 16th in Hamilton, Ontario. Zary — whose name is expected to be called in the first […]
Daily Dose of the Dub: Cougars’ Gauthier dealing with injury, Pats break franchise record in Prairie Classic, and more
Prince George Cougars netminder Taylor Gauthier didn’t dress for Sunday’s 3-2 win over the Vancouver Giants due to injury forcing the Cougars to use an emergency back-up.
The Portland Winterhawks have acquired Isaiah DiLaura from the Prince George Cougars in exchange for a 2022 seventh-round pick.
The Blazers completed their preseason with a home-and-home sweep against the Kelowna Rockets this weekend. Yes, they finished the preseason undefeated and yes, that should be taken with a grain of salt. Kamloops has 17 returning players this season, excluding backup Rayce Ramsay and Swiss-born Inaki Baragano who are shoe-ins […]