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Blazers Week in Review

November 25, 2013 - 3:48 PM

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 vs. Victoria Royals – 2-1 Loss

The Royals scored twice on the power play in the first period and hung on the rest of the way for a 2-1 win over the Blazers. Chase Souto made it 2-1 near the end of the second period with a power play goal. Patrik Polivka was stellar as the game’s first star making 42 saves for the Royals. Click here for Highlights and Recap. 

Friday, November 22, 2013 at Victoria Royals – 6-1 Loss

It was the same story on Friday night in Victoria as Patrik Polivka was the game’s first star with 34 saves in a 6-1 win over the Blazers. The Royals carried a 2-1 lead into the third period and struck for four goals in the final frame. For the second straight game, Chase Souto was the only goal scorer for the Blazers. Click here for Highlights and Recap. 

Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Victoria Royals – 5-0 Loss

Three games against the Royals ended up with the same result as Patrik Polivka was the game’s first star for the third time in the week with 26 saves in a 5-0 Royals win. For the second straight game, the Royals carried a one-goal lead into the third period and struck for four goals in the final frame to cruise to a 5-0 win over the Blazers. Click here for Highlights and Recap. 

Movember Campaign Coming to a Close

The Kamloops Blazers are pleased to participate in the Movember campaign. The Blazers have been split into two teams and have joined forces with Tommy Guns Original Barber Shop – Kamloops and Kamloops Harley Davidson to see who can raise the most money!

To donate or check out Kamloops Harley Davidson’s Movember page, http://moteam.co/kamloops-harley-davidson.

To donate or check out the Tommy Guns Original Barber Shop – Kamloops page, http://moteam.co/tommy-gun-s-original-barbershop-kamloops.

$1,070 Raised for Filipino Community

The Kamloops Blazers would like to thank the fans who attended the game on Tuesday, November 19th and donated to the Filipino Canadian Association. $1,070 was raised and many non-perishable items were collected for those affected by the devastating typhoon that hit the Philippines earlier this month.

Alumni Update: Kale Kessy

Kale Kessy (2012-2013) has been playing his first professional season with the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League, the affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers. Kessy was originally drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes in 2011, but was traded to the Edmonton Oilers in March 2013. He signed with the Oilers on April 6th.

Kessy has played 18 games this season and has a goal and an assist along with 20 penalty minutes for the Barons. He is playing alongside Blazers alumni C.J. Stretch (2005-2010) with the Barons.

The Shaunavon, SK native played 31 games with the Blazers after being acquired from the Vancouver Giants on January 3rd. Kessy was terrific for the Blazers putting up 12 goals and 13 assists for 25 points in the regular season.

The 6’3” and 202lb forward was integral in the Blazers playoff run last season scoring 11 playoff goals in only 15 games. He scored the winning goal in overtime in the WHL Western Conference semi-final as the Blazers swept the Kelowna Rockets 4-0 in the series.

Prospect Update: Curtis Roach

Defenseman Curtis Roach (List Player) is playing this season with the Saskatoon Contacts of the Saskatchewan Midget Hockey League.

The 16-year-old is in his first season with the Contacts and is tied for the league lead in defensemen scoring with 15 points in 17 games this season.

He is playing with fellow Blazer prospect Garrett Pilon (7th round, 2013). The Contacts are currently 4th in the 11-team league with a record of 10-5-1-1.

Luke Harrison Acquired from Royals

The Blazers added some depth up front acquiring 18-year-old Luke Harrison from the Victoria Royals in exchange for a sixth round WHL Bantam Draft pick in 2014. For more information, follow this link.

Holiday Flex Packs

The Kamloops Blazers are offering three flex pack options for the holiday season:

Buy a 6-game pack, get 1 free ticket
Buy a 12-game pack, get 2 free tickets
Buy an 18-game pack, get 3 free tickets

For more information, please contact Ticketing Coordinator Missy Cederholm by phone at 778-471-8068 or by email mcederholm@blazerhockey.com for information.

*Ticket packs must be purchased before December 20th*

Community Service

Monday, November 25 – EDGE at 9:30am
Monday, November 25 – Special Olympics Floor Hockey at Brock Middle School Gym 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Tuesday, November 25 – Peter Puck Ice Session 3:30pm – 4:15pm, ISC
Wednesday, November 27 – EDGE at 9:30am
Wednesday, November 27 – School Visit 9:00am

Team Leaders:

Goals – Chase Souto (16)
Assists – Cole Ully (16)
Points – Cole Ully (26)
+/- – Matt Needham (+6)
Rookies – Nick Chyzowski, Mitch Lipon (4)
PIM – Sam Grist (75)
GAA – Bolton Pouliot (3.58)
SV % – Taran Kozun (.902)

Schedule:

Monday, November 25 – Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm, ISC
Tuesday, November 26 – Practice 2:00pm – 3:30pm, ISC
Wednesday, November 27 – Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm, ISC
Thursday, November 28 – Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm, ISC
Friday, November 29 – GAME vs. Kelowna, 7:00pm, ISC
Saturday, November 30 – GAME at Victoria, 7:05pm, Prospera Place
Sunday, December 1 – TBA

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