Its always an interesting conversation with Kamloops VP & General Manager Matt Bardsley. We spoke about his journey to the Blazers, life in the BC hubs, his philosophy in building a hockey team, building on the rich history of the Blazers, and much more
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You can’t really talk Kamloops without talking about Kelowna hosting – especially after what Tom Gaglardi told Marty Hastings this week….. After we had that discussion, we got into the Blazers & what’s been working for them, how significant Dylan Garand’s absence may be, and more. You can find […]
Daily Dose of the Dub: Oil Kings acquire Stewart from Americans, Blazers’ Hughes out with “lower-ankle sprain” and more
The Edmonton Oil Kings added a veteran presence to their blueline on Sunday bringing in 19-year-old defenseman Samuel Stewart from the Tri-City Americans for a fourth-round pick in the 2023 WHL Bantam Draft.
Sunday evening was a special night for Ryan Hughes as he returned to the Rose City for the first time since being traded last season. The Kamloops Blazers (10-6-0-0) used the extra energy to defeat the Portland Winterhawks (10-4-0-1) by a score of 6-5. Kamloops came out with a ton […]
Later tonight, the Medicine Hat Tigers embark on a road trip across the Rocky Mountains to face off against each of the teams in the B.C. Division. At 9-4-1 through 14 starts, good for 19 points in the competitive Central Division, the Tigers have proven to be a squad that […]
The Moose Jaw Warriors and the WHL have suspended twin brothers Keenan Taphorn and Kaeden Taphorn for unknown reasons.
Daily Dose of the Dub: Pats and Raiders swap goalies, Blazers add Clouston to coaching staff and more
The Regina Pats have acquired goaltender Donovan Buskey from the Prince Albert Raiders for goaltender Matthew Pesenti.
Daily Dose of the Dub: Chiefs release Startsev, Seminoff and Svejovsky miss game with injury and more
With defenseman Filip Kral returning from Toronto Maple Leafs training camp, the Spokane Chiefs had to move out one of their import players to comply with CHL regulations around imports.
Jake Gricius scored a goal and had two assists to lead the Portland Winterhawks (2-0-0-0) over the Kamloops Blazers (0-3-0-0), 4-3 on Sunday evening. Entering play on Sunday, when the Blazers and Winterhawks have played in the Moda Center since 2005, Portland is now 11-0-1 against Kamloops. The Blazers were […]
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 […]