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Blazers lose goaltender Ingram in loss

January
22
,
2016
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The Kamloops Blazers suffered a 9-4 loss at the hands of the host Prince George Cougars on Friday night. At game’s end, the Blazers were wondering if they also have lost Connor Ingram, their No. 1 goaltender and most JESSE GABRIELLE ...

Boing! Boing! Blazers done in by bounces

January
20
,
2016
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Connor Ingram, the Kamloops Blazers’ No. 1 goaltender, knew who was tending the goal at the other end of the Sandman Centre ice surface on Wednesday night. You bet he did. It was Carter Hart, NHL Central Scouting’s No. 1-ranked North...

Blazers back home for one game

January
19
,
2016
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A playoff preview? That could be what WHL fans will see at the Sandman Centre Wednesday as the Kamloops Blazers come in off the road to entertain the Everett Silvertips. At the moment, the Silvertips (27-12-4) hold down first-place in the...

Shirley's late goal wins it in Edmonton

January
17
,
2016
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Collin Shirley’s 27th goal of this WHL season was a winner. Shirley, a 19-year-old left winger from Saskatoon, scored on a wrap-around play to break a 1-1 tie and give the Kamloops Blazers a 2-1 victory over the host Edmonton Oil Kings. This...

Hurricanes power way past Blazers

January
15
,
2016
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The WHL’s best power play ran up against the No. 1 penalty-killing unit on Friday night in Lethbridge, and it was no contest. The Lethbridge Hurricanes scored four times with the man advantage and went on to beat the Kamloops Blazers, 6-2, at...

Blazers let one get away in Medicine Hat

January
13
,
2016
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With a 5-1 lead in the first minute of the third period in the Canalta Centre on Wednesday night, the Kamloops Blazers seemed well on their way to a third straight victory on what is a five-game road trip. Instead, they gave up four straight...

Blazers resume five-game trek in The Hat

January
12
,
2016
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So . . . you are a follower of the Kamloops Blazers and you have a question. How is it, you wonder, that your favourite team can move from seventh to fifth in the WHL’s 10-team Western Conference, and all the while its playoff fortunes...

Ingram and Blazers blank host Winterhawks

January
10
,
2016
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The Kamloops Blazers Czech-mated their roster at Sunday’s WHL trade deadline, then they went out and completed a doubleheader sweep of the host Portland Winterhawks. Early Sunday, the Blazers announced that they had acquired forward Jiri...

Rehill's OT goal wins it for Blazers

January
9
,
2016
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The Kamloops Blazers have been aching for what coaches refer to as secondary scoring — goals from players other than the top guns. The Blazers got just that on Saturday night as they beat the host Portland Winterhawks, 4-3, in overtime. ...

Needham's hat trick sparks Blazers' victory

January
8
,
2016
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The Kamloops Blazers needed a victory on Friday night the way a man wandering the Gobi Desert needs water. Their captain and their goaltender made certain that they got it. Centre Matt Needham scored three times and goaltender Connor Ingram turned...