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September
30
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2015
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I absolutely had to take this picture. @bluejays pic.twitter.com/LFYVMy3g95 — Stephen R Brooks (@sbrooksbaseball) October 1, 2015 ——— We are a society that loves lists. If you don’t believe me, check out the...

Broncos reveal profit at AGM

September
29
,
2015
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Changes are coming to Taking Note. Effective Thursday (Oct. 1), you will be able to find my coverage of the Western Hockey League and the Kamloops Blazers in two places. Taking Note is moving to a new host site — thecoachessite.com. If you...

Ex-Seattle skater sues City of Vancouver

September
28
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2015
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THIS DATE IN 1972: Paul Henderson scored the GWG late in Game 8 to clinch Canada's victory in the 1972 Summit Series. pic.twitter.com/pz342l6F7H — NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) September 28, 2015       ...

Blazers notebook: Hay showing concern

September
28
,
2015
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The WHL regular season is one weekend old and already there is a sense of desperation in the camp of the Kamloops Blazers. That’s because they are 0-2-0 and looking up at six teams in the 10-team Western Conference. “We have lots of...

Giants end drought against Rockets

September
27
,
2015
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F Alexander Kuvayev (Lethbridge, Vancouver, 2010-12) has been assigned by Metallurg Novokuznetsk (Russia, KHL) to (Zauralie Kurgan (Russia, Vysshaya Liga). He was pointless in three games with Novokuznetsk. ——— It is safe to...

Forsberg sparks Royals to sweep

September
27
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2015
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The Kootenay Ice has released F Connor Barley, 17, from its roster. Barley, from St. Andrews, Man., was a seventh-round pick in the 2013 bantam draft. Last season, he had 38 points, including 19 goals, in 43 games with the midget AAA Winnipeg...

Rockets complete sweep of Blazers

September
26
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2015
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The hockey gods giveth and they taketh away. That sums up Garrett Pilon’s weekend. A freshman centre with the Kamloops Blazers, Pilon scored three times and added two assists through the first five periods of the WHL’s regular season....

Bruins sign Americans' defenceman

September
25
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2015
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F Denis Tolpeko (Seattle, Regina, 2003-06) has been released by mutual agreement by Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod (Russia, KHL). He was pointless in five games. . . . F Jakub ?utta (Swift Current, 1998-2001) signed a one-year contract with...

Rockets beat Blazers in season-opener

September
25
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2015
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The Kamloops Blazers weren’t able to spoil the Kelowna Rockets’ party on Friday night. Prior to opening the WHL’s 50th anniversary season, the Rockets raised three banners that represent their titles from last season when they...

Warriors special in opening night victory

September
24
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2015
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THE OPENER: In Moose Jaw, special teams were the difference as the Warriors beat the Regina Pats, 3-1, in the opening game of the WHL’s 50th anniversary season. . . . The Warriors were 3-for-4 on the PP, while successfully killing 6 of 7...