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Stage set for Blazers' Blue-White game

August
29
,
2016
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Sophomore forward Spencer Bast scored three second-half goals on Monday to lead Team Black to an 8-3 victory over Team Grey in one of three scrimmages at the Kamloops Blazers’ training camp at the Sandman Centre. Bast, a 19-year-old from...

Blazers' training camp winding down

August
28
,
2016
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The Kamloops Blazers will wrap up Day 2 of their main training camp today (Tuesday), and then release about 20 players as they prepare for Tuesday’s annual Blue and White intrasquad game. On Sunday, at the Sandman Centre, the players took...

Blazers take 35 freshmen to main camp

August
27
,
2016
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The Kamloops Blazers’ annual rookie camp wound down on Saturday at the Sandman Centre. When the WHL’s main camp opens this morning (Sunday) there were to be 60 players on hand, 35 of those held over from the two-day rookie camp. Those...

Zary helps Team Black to two victories

August
26
,
2016
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Connor Zary, a 14-year-old forward from Saskatoon, scored three times in two games Friday as his Team Black opened the Kamloops Blazers’ two-day rookie camp with a pair of victories at the Sandman Centre. Zary, who will turn 15 on Sept. 25,...

Blazers hand 'C' to veteran Shirley

August
24
,
2016
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Veteran left-winger Collin Shirley is the newest captain of the Kamloops Blazers. The WHL team made the announcement on Wednesday. Shirley, 20, led the Blazers last season in goals (37), assists (42) and points (79) in 72 games last season while...

Vikings kicker really did break the pane

August
21
,
2016
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Well, we learned one thing about Olympic race walking on Friday: You are permitted to appeal. And you are allowed to appeal the appeal. But you can’t appeal the appeal of the appeal, and that is something that may have cost Canada a bronze...

Blazers to hit the ice on Tuesday

August
19
,
2016
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Goaltenders will open the Kamloops Blazers’ training camp with an on-ice session on Tuesday, 8 a.m., at the Sandman Centre. The Blazers will hold a three-day goaltender camp under the tutelage of goaltending coach Dan De Palma and Jeff Reese,...

Blazers send veteran forward to Rockets

August
18
,
2016
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One day after majority owner Tom Gaglardi suggested on Radio NL’s Jim Harrison Show that the Kamloops Blazers might need to add experience to their back end, general manager Stu MacGregor did just that in a deal with the Kelowna Rockets. On...

Seibel laying down law on Rio courts

August
14
,
2016
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Steve Seibel, Kamloops’ favourite basketball referee, doesn’t get a lot of attention, which is just how he likes it. But it’s worth noting that he is in Rio working his third Olympic Summer Games. On Friday, he was on the floor as...

If someone should lose an oar in Rio . . .

August
7
,
2016
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While in Montreal the other day, P.K. Subban was heard to say: “Can someone get me a beer? A good beer. Not that Molson stuff.” . . . You think he might have a chip on his shoulder as big as all outdoors? You think he might have a grand...