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A WHL playoff shocker in Kelowna

March
27
,
2016
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The Kamloops Blazers refused to lose Saturday night at Prospera Place in Kelowna. Trailing 4-3 with 31 seconds left in the third period, the Blazers got goals from left-winger Collin Shirley and defenceman Ryan Rehill to beat the defending- ...

Rockets draw first blood from Blazers

March
25
,
2016
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The Kelowna Rockets struck for two goals 47 seconds apart in the second period and went on to beat the visiting Kamloops Blazers 3-2 at Prospera Place on Friday night. It was Game 1 of a best-of-seven first-round WHL playoff series. Game 2 is...

Blazers and Rockets rarin' to go

March
23
,
2016
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A lot has been said and written about the fact that the Kamloops Blazers are going to play a hockey game in Memorial Arena next week. At the same time, the Blazers can’t lose track of their having to play two games before Game 3 of their...

Ferguson shines in blanking Cougars

March
19
,
2016
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No Connor Ingram? No problem. With Ingram, the Kamloops Blazers’ starting goaltender and most valuable player, left behind to get some rest, backup Dylan Ferguson stepped in and shut out the host Prince George Cougars, 2-0, on Saturday night...

Kamloops-Kelowna rivalry will heat up

March
18
,
2016
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They only needed one point; they got two. The Kamloops Blazers dumped the Prince George Cougars, 4-1, at the Sandman Centre on Friday night, setting up a first-round WHL playoff meeting with the Kelowna Rockets. The Blazers, who have won eight...

Kamloops-Kelowna series in forecast?

March
17
,
2016
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The Kamloops Blazers and Kelowna Rockets last hooked up in a WHL playoff series in the spring of 2013. The Blazers, who missed the playoffs each of the next two seasons, swept the Rockets from that second-round series, winning 6-2 and 4-2 in...

Kamloops-Kelowna series closer to reality

March
13
,
2016
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A first-round WHL playoff series between the Kamloops Blazers and Kelowna Rockets is a step closer to reality after Sunday’s games. While the Blazers were idle, the Rockets, Victoria Royals and Prince George Cougars all played. The Royals...

Blazers now lead Cougars by four points

March
12
,
2016
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And so it comes down to this. . . . The Kamloops Blazers’ 72-game WHL regular season that began on Sept. 25 in Kelowna will end with a pair of games next weekend, at least one of which will be meaningful. The Blazers, you may recall, began...

Blazers move into third in B.C. Division

March
11
,
2016
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Last weekend, the Kelowna Rockets scored only four times on 101 shots as they dropped a pair of 3-2 decisions to the Kamloops Blazers. On Friday night, the Rockets decided to do something about that, as they scored on their first shot, just 31...

Blazers are back in WHL playoffs

March
9
,
2016
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The Kamloops Blazers clinched a playoff spot on Wednesday night as they beat the host Spokane Chiefs, 3-2, in Veterans Memorial Arena. The Blazers (34-25-9), who missed the playoffs each of the previous two seasons, wrapped up a post-season spot...