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Oil Kings enjoy Hockey Day in Kamloops

February
6
,
2016
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While the Kamloops Blazers were touring around the Pacific Northwest, wondering what they had done to anger the WHL schedule maker, the Edmonton Oil Kings were enjoying all that the City of Kamloops has to offer. After beating the host Kootenay Ice...

Silvertips hand Blazers third loss in row

February
6
,
2016
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The Kamloops Blazers lost their third WHL game in four nights in the U.S. Division on Friday and, at the same time, they fell a spot in the Western Conference standings. The host Everett Silvertips scored the game’s first three goals and went...

Thunderbirds skate past Blazers

February
3
,
2016
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The Seattle Thunderbirds’ top line scored two goals Wednesday night but it was a goal by the fourth-line that really stung the Kamloops Blazers in a 3-1 loss at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Wash. Keegan Kolesar, who plays on a line with...

Blazers open U.S. swing with loss

February
2
,
2016
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The Kamloops Blazers’ three-game journey into the WHL’s U.S. Division got off to a shaky start on Tuesday night. The Tri-City Americans struck for two goals in the game’s first three minutes and went on to beat the Blazers, 5-3,...

Blazers head south for three games

February
1
,
2016
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Coaches in most, if not all, sports talk about injured players as though they no longer are with the team. Out of sight, out of mind, if you will. But it was hard not to notice the absence of defenceman Ryan Rehill from the Kamloops Blazers’...

Ingram wins goaltending duel with Hill

January
30
,
2016
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The next time you are in the Sandman Centre for a WHL game featuring the Kamloops Blazers, keep an eye on goaltender Connor Ingram. Of course, it’s hard not to when he turns in an effort like he did Saturday, his 41-save performance carrying...

Ronning, Giants work OT to beat Blazers

January
29
,
2016
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Ty Ronning, who aspires to be a professional hockey player, scored a goal on national television and in front of about 200 NHL scouts and general managers on Thursday night at Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum. However, he said the goal he scored...

Blazers prepped for weekend doubleheader

January
28
,
2016
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The Kamloops Blazers come off their second-longest break of the regular-season to face the visiting Vancouver Giants tonight (Friday) and the Portland Winterhawks on Saturday. The Blazers have had five days between games; they also had a five-day...

Blazers lose No. 1 goaltender, top defender

January
26
,
2016
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It is looking more and more as though the Kamloops Blazers will go into the WHL playoffs as one of the Western Conference’s two wild-card entries. As the Blazers prepare for two weekend home games, they are in possession of the...

Cougars complete weekend sweep of Blazers

January
23
,
2016
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Now that was a lost weekend for the Kamloops Blazers. Not only did they lose two games to the host Prince George Cougars, but the Blazers also lost their starting goaltender. Connor Ingram went into the weekend doubleheader having appeared in 38...