After an unexpected but welcoming finish to the 2018-2019 season that included a tiebreaker victory and an appearance in the playoffs, the Blazers were determined to carry their momentum over into the new campaign. With all the right intentions at heart, Kamloops then ran head-first into the U.S. Division, crashing […]
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Has Zane Franklin ever recorded a hat trick with all three goals coming on the power play? No. That is, not until Friday night’s game against the Vancouver Giants. The rare performance from the Blazers’ captain may have been as simple as reviewing the film. Even with two power play […]
Daily Dose of the Dub: Blackhawks recall Dach from conditioning stint, Savoie back with ICE and more
The Chicago Blackhawks have recalled Kirby Dach from his conditioning stint in the Rockford IceHogs.
Before Martin Lang’s crafty redirection with 2:40 left in the first period, you may have chalked up the opening frame’s sloppy play to a case of the turkey legs. Perhaps the Blazers’ only Tuesday game of the year had little to do with its post-Thanksgiving timing and more an issue […]
Kamloops performed an exorcism of sorts on Friday evening by snapping a 10-game losing streak to the Everett Silvertips. The Silvertips, who hadn’t lost to the Blazers since January 31st, 2017, outscored the Blazers by a margin of 44-13 during that stretch. Everett jumped out to an early lead with […]
The message was clear for the Blazers in their second meeting with goaltender Roddy Ross and the Thunderbirds — get in the blue paint. After stymieing the Blazers with 50 saves on 51 shots in the first head-to-head match up, the Blazers knew they had to make life difficult for […]
The U.S. division continues to get better as Kyle Olson has returned from Rochester Americans training camp to re-join the Tri-City Americans as their captain for his final season of junior hockey eligibility.
Last Season: 28-32-6-2 64 points 2018-2019 was a series of ups and downs for the Kamloops Blazers. After missing the playoffs in 2017-2018, the Blazers shuffled the deck by hiring general manager Matt Bardsley from the Portland Winterhawks and head coach Serge Lajoie from the University of Alberta’s men’s hockey […]
Daily Dose of the Dub: WHL teams make trades, release players and NHL teams announce training camp rosters on busy day in world of hockey
The Prince Albert Raiders have acquired 2001-born defenseman Remy Aquilon from the Victoria Royals for a 2020 seventh-round WHL Bantam Draft pick.
The Blazers closed out their opening preseason weekend with a 5-3 win against the Kelowna Rockets, earning them back-to-back victories after beating the Victoria Royals 9-1 on Saturday. Sunday’s game was a much more balanced attack against Kelowna, as all four lines chipped into the offence. Reese Belton, Connor Zary, […]