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Blazers week in review: February 24

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February 26, 2014 - 11:32 AM

Friday, February 21, 2014 at Portland Winterhawks – 4-2 Loss

Bolton Pouliot was outstanding making 42 saves, but it was not enough in a 4-2 loss to the Portland Winterhawks. Matt Revel and Carson Bolduc were the Blazers goal scorers, Keegan Iverson scored the winner for the Winterhawks 5:37 into the third period. Click here for Highlights and Recap. 

Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Seattle Thunderbirds – 3-2 Win

Cole Kehler earned his first WHL win with 33 saves and three more in the shootout as the Blazers snuck by Seattle by a 3-2 score. Collin Shirley and Cole Ully were the Blazers goal scorers. Jesse Shynkaruk and Matt Bellerive each scored in the shootout to give the Blazers a 3-2 win. Click here for Highlights and Recap. 

Sunday, February 23, 2014 at Spokane Chiefs – 9-4 Loss

The Blazers scored first, but the Chiefs went on to score six goals in the first period as they beat the Blazers 9-4 on the night. Dominic Zwerger and Mitch Holmberg each recorded a hat-trick for the Chiefs. Matt Bellerive led the Blazers with two goals and an assist. Collin Shirley had a goal and an assist and Cole Ully, Sam Grist and Ryan Rehill each had two assists. Click here for Highlights and Recap. 

Kamloops Blazers 2013-14 Hockey Cards Available

The 2013-14 Kamloops Blazers Hockey Card sets are now available. They can be picked up for FREE by visiting Canadian Western Bank located at 1211 Summit Drive.

A limited number of cards will also be available for purchase at the Kamloops Blazers corner store or online by following this link.

Road Heavy Schedule Continues, Nine Games Left

The Kamloops Blazers will be vacating Interior Savings Centre for the next month due to the Tim Hortons Brier Canadian Men’s Curling Championships taking over the building from March 1st – 9th.

The Blazers are on a stretch of 10 straight games on the road. They played three games in three nights this past weekend in Portland, Seattle and Spokane. The Blazers are in Alberta this week as they play in Red Deer, Calgary and Medicine Hat before returning home for a few days rest.

Next week, the Blazers will get back on the bus as they play in Vancouver on March 5th and two games in Victoria on March 7th and 8th to conclude the long road stretch.

Two final home games will be played on March 12th against Kelowna and March 14th against Prince George to close out the season.

Bowl for Kids Sake

The Kamloops Blazers will be participating in the Bowl For Kids Sake event again this year (formerly Strikes for Tykes) in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kamloops & Region. The entire Blazers team will participate, bowling at 5:30pm at Bowlertime on Monday, March 3rd. To pledge to this great cause, click here.

For more information on the event or if you are between the ages of 9-12 and you want to bowl with the Blazers, follow this link.

2014 Kamloops Blazers Hockey School

Kamloops Blazers Hockey School will run once again from August 11-15, 2014 at the McArthur Island Sports Centre. Sign up quick as space is limited! To find out more information or to download a registration form, follow this link.

Community Service

On the Road

Injury Report

Chase Souto, Upper Body, day-to-day
Justin Myles, Upper Body, Indefinite
Tyson Ness, Upper Body, Indefinite
Luke Harrison, Upper Body, Indefinite

Team Leaders:

Goals – Cole Ully (29)
Assists – Cole Ully (36)
Points – Cole Ully (65)
+/- – Matt Needham (+6)
Rookies – Nick Chyzowski (9)
PIM – Ryan Rehill (164)
GAA – Bolton Pouliot (3.87)
SV % – Bolton Pouliot (.887)


Monday, February 24 – Travel from Spokane to Red Deer
Tuesday, February 25 – Practice at 11:00am in Red Deer
Wednesday, February 26 – GAME at Red Deer, 6:00pm/PT, Enmax Centrium
Thursday, February 27 – Practice at 1:00pm in Medicine Hat
Friday, February 28 – GAME at Calgary, 6:00pm/PT, Scotiabank Saddledome
Saturday, March 1 – GAME at Medicine Hat, 6:30pm/PT, Medicine Hat Arena
Sunday, March 2 – Arrive in Kamloops, Day of Rest

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