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 […]
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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 cruised through a 3-in-3 set at the Langley Events Centre this past weekend, finishing with a combined score of 18-6 against their B.C. division opponents. Beginning Friday afternoon, the Blazers brushed the Prince George Cougars aside with a 7-1 win. Orrin Centazzo led the way with a goal […]
The Vancouver Giants (4-2-0-0) ended their 2019 preseason with a 5-1 loss at the hands of the Kamloops Blazers (5-0-0-0) to cap off three games in three nights for this weekend’s six team preseason tournament. 2018 first-round pick Zack Ostapchuk had the only goal for the Giants, snapping a well-placed wrist […]
Much has changed since April 1st when the visiting Victoria Royals ended the Kamloops Blazers season at the Sandman Centre in game 6 of the first round of the playoffs. After the graduation of Griffen Outhouse, Ralph Jarrett, and Kody Mcdonald, the Royals have continued to re-shape their roster in […]
We’ve seen WHL teams slowly start to release training camp rosters with most teams starting camp in less than two weeks.
The Vancouver Giants acquired Jackson Shepard from the Lethbridge Hurricanes in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2021 WHL Bantam Draft.
This is an ongoing series as we start the long road to the 2019-20 WHL season. We will be going in the order that teams were eliminated from contention. Keep in mind that the roster guesses vary because of information made available to us. We did our very best to […]
Wednesday night in Kamloops Kody McDonald was front and center in a heated exchange between the benches with Kamloops’ Zane Franklin. This is the McDonald match penalty for attempting to injure. I thought he narrowly missed Toledo when it happened, but he definitely got him. Wow. Thankful no one was […]
This game has a bit of everything. Goals, hits, match penalties and momentum swings. Kamloops used a monster third period and momentum from a Kody McDonald match penalty to surge passed the Royals by a score of 6-3. The series, now knotted at two, heads back to Vancouver Island. Kamloops […]