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Blazers week in review

September 09, 2013 - 2:50 PM

Friday, September 6, 2013 vs. Kelowna Rockets – 4-0 Loss

The Blazers couldn’t get on the scoreboard, while the Rockets were led by veterans Tyson Baillie and Rourke Chartier in a 4-0 home ice loss. Baillie and Chartier combined for three goals and five points in the game. Taran Kozun went the distance in goal making 36 saves for the Blazers. Click here for Recap.

Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Vancouver Giants – 5-1 Loss

The Blazers created scoring chances but ran into a hot goaltender in a 5-1 loss to the Vancouver Giants in WHL preseason action. Landon Cross had the lone goal for the Blazers. Cole Kehler stopped 19 of 21 shots in the first half of the game, while Taran Kozun made four saves on seven shots. Click here for Recap.

Davidson Signs with Blazers

The Kamloops Blazers have signed 15-year-old defenseman Dawson Davidson to a standard WHL contract. Follow this link to read more about Davidson.

2013-2014 Season Tickets

Season tickets for the upcoming 2013-14 season can be purchased by contacting Missy Cederholm by phone at 778-471-8068 or by email mcederholm@blazerhockey.com.

Grist Joins Sharks at Young Stars Tournament

Sam Grist was a late replacement for the San Jose Sharks at the Young Stars Tournament held in Penticton, BC.  The tournament also included rookie teams from the Vancouver Canucks, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets. Grist will rejoin the Blazers on Monday.

Cole Ully (Dallas Stars) and Tim Bozon (Montreal Canadiens) are still away at their respective rookie camps. Ully has been with the Stars at the Traverse City, Michigan tournament.

Familiar faces that have been at NHL camps and are preparing for their pro seasons include Colin Smith (Colorado), JC Lipon (Winnipeg), Joel Edmundson (St. Louis), Kale Kessy (Edmonton), Brendan Ranford (Dallas), and Chase Schaber (Edmonton).

Kamloops Blazers WHL Preseason Schedule

Friday, August 30th – Kamloops (3) at Kelowna (4)
Sunday, September 1st – Kamloops (4) vs. Vancouver (3) OT
Friday, September 6th – Kamloops (0) vs. Kelowna (4)
Sunday, September 8th – Kamloops (1) at Vancouver (5)
Saturday, September 14th – Kamloops at Prince George, 7:00pm CN Centre

Regular Season Single Game Tickets

Regular season single game tickets will be available starting Monday, September 16th at 9:00am. They can be purchased by visiting ticketmaster.ca or by calling the Blazers Box Office at 250-828-3339.

Season Ticket Pick-Up

Season tickets can be picked up at the Blazers Box Office during regular office hours from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

WHL Preseason Team Leaders:

Goals – Tim Bozon, Aspen Sterzer (2)
Assists –Mitch Friesen (3)
Points – Mitch Friesen (3)
+/- – Four players (+1)
Rookies – Mitch Lipon (2)
PIM – Ryan Rehill (12)
GAA – Cole Kehler (3.22)
SV % – Cole Kehler (.923)

Schedule:

Monday, September 9 – No Practice
Tuesday, September 10 – Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Wednesday, September 11 – Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Thursday, September 12 – Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Friday, September 13 – Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Saturday, September 14 – Game at Prince George, 7:00pm, CN Centre
Sunday, September 15 – TBA

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