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Blazers show spunk in Spokane

October
17
,
2015
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The Kamloops Blazers haven’t received many breaks this season, but they took advantage of one on Saturday night. Trailing the host Spokane Chiefs 1-0 in the second period, the video replay official signalled for a stoppage in play, reviewed...

Horrible start sinks Blazers in Seattle

October
16
,
2015
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The Seattle Thunderbirds managed only three shots on goal in the first 14:11 of a WHL game against the Kamloops Blazers on Friday night. Unfortunately for the Blazers, each of the shots ended up in the back of their net and, just like that, the...

Blazers add forward, defenceman in trades

October
15
,
2015
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It didn’t take long for Stu MacGregor, the new general manager of the Kamloops Blazers, to let folks know that he hasn’t given up on this season. MacGregor, who replaced Craig Bonner on Tuesday, made a trade during his first full day on...

Blazers end season-opening slide

October
13
,
2015
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The second Stu MacGregor era began with a bang rather than a whimper on Tuesday night at the Sandman Centre. The Kamloops Blazers, who went into the night having lost their first six games this WHL season, lit up the Red Deer Rebels for three...

Bonner resigns, MacGregor back as Blazers GM

October
13
,
2015
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The Kamloops Blazers went back to the future again on Tuesday with the hiring of Stu MacGregor as vice-president and general manager. MacGregor, who was the WHL team’s general manager in the late 1990s, replaces Craig Bonner, who resigned...

Rebels next test for winless Blazers

October
12
,
2015
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Things aren’t about to get any easier for the Kamloops Blazers. But, then, nothing is easy for a team that has lost the first six games of its WHL season. The Blazers, at 0-6-0 the only winless team in the 22-team league, are scheduled to...

Sydor to serve jail time starting Friday

October
12
,
2015
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Darryl Sydor, a co-owner of the WHL’s Kamloops Blazers, will begin serving a jail sentence on Friday. Sydor, now an assistant coach with the NHL’s Minnesota Wild, pled guilty Monday to second-degree driving while impaired. He will...

Blazers turning into heartbreak kids

October
10
,
2015
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Heartbreak? You want to see some heartbreak? Forget about Harlequin romance novels or the first half of Hugh Grant movies. They’re nothing. Instead, come out and spend a couple of hours with the Kamloops Blazers. There’s heartbreak,...

First victory proving to be elusive

October
9
,
2015
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The Kamloops Blazers are finding that victory can be as elusive as a feather in a windstorm. The Blazers have lost their first five games this WHL season, the first time that has happened in the franchise’s 35 years. Prior to this skid, the...

Blazers acquire forward from Blades

October
8
,
2015
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The Kamloops Blazers are searching for answers as they search for what is proving to be an elusive first victory this WHL season. The Blazers have played five games in 2015-16 and have lost them all. Their next opportunity at victory comes Saturday...