BLAZERS WEEK IN REVIEW, SEPTEMBER 1717-Sep-12
Week in Review:
Friday, September 14th, 2012 vs. Prince George Cougars – 4-3 Win
The Blazers pulled off another comeback in the WHL preseason with a 4-3 shootout win over the Prince George Cougars. The Cougars were solid through two periods and built up leads of 1-0 and 3-0 through the first two periods. The Blazers got a spark in their game as goaltender Cole Cheveldave made a few stellar saves to start the third period. Colin Smith got the Blazers on the board tucking a puck under goaltender Devon Fordyce to make it 3-1. Dylan Willick made it 3-2 on a terrific feed from defenseman Marek Hrbas. The Blazers tied it up as JC Lipon scored a power play marker with 1:21 to play. Overtime solved nothing as the game went to a shootout. Colin Smith scored the lone goal of the shootout as Cole Cheveldave stopped all three shooters to preserve a 4-3 win. The win lifted the Blazers to a perfect WHL preseason record at 5-0-0-0. Full Recap and Highlights.
Thursday, August 30th, 2012 vs. Victoria Royals – 4-2 Win
Friday, August 31st, 2012 at Victoria Royals (Maple Ridge) – 5-3 Win
Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 vs. Vancouver Giants (ISC) – 7-4 Win
Friday, September 7th, 2012 at Vancouver Giants (Ladner) – 5-4 Win
Friday, September 14th, 2012 vs. Prince George Cougars (ISC) – 4-3 Win SO
The Blazers finished the WHL preseason with a 5-0-0-0 record.
The Kamloops Blazers roster currently sits at 25 players (2 goaltenders, 8 defensemen, 15 forwards). To view the roster, follow this link.
2012-2013 Kamloops Blazers Season Tickets
2012-2013 Kamloops Blazers season tickets are still available. Check out the great prices by following this link.
For more details on season tickets, please contact Ticketing & Promotions Co-ordinator, Missy Cederholm by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 778-471-8068.
Season Ticket Pick-Up
Season Ticket pick-up day has come and gone as the Blazers showed off their new third jerseys. Pictures of those jerseys can be found on the Blazers Facebook or Twitter account, as well as the Blazers online store.
For those who missed out on season ticket pick-up night, you can still pick up your ticket package anytime between 9:00am – 5:00pm at the Blazers Box Office.
Blazers Participate in Terry Fox Run
The Kamloops Blazers participated in the Terry Fox Run this past Sunday, September 16th at Riverside Park. The team ran 7.5km and raised $1212 to benefit the Terry Fox Foundation.
Thanks to everyone who donated to this great cause and came out for the run. To view pictures of community events, follow this link.
Home Opener on Friday, September 21st vs. Kelowna Rockets
The Kamloops Blazers will be raising the 2012 B.C. Division Championship Banner as they host the Kelowna Rockets on Friday, September 21st. The first 3000 fans through the door will receive a 2012 B.C. Division Championship rally towel! Single game tickets are on sale at the Box Office. For tickets call 250-828-3339 or follow this link.
Kamloops Blazers Mobile App
The Kamloops Blazers launched a free mobile App for the iPhone and Android devices back in December 2011. A free BlackBerry App is also now available for all BlackBerry users. Follow this link to download the Kamloops Blazers BlackBerry App. The Official Kamloops Blazers App include the latest scores, news, standings, roster and statistics.
Fans can also download the App for other devices by clicking these links for the iPhone App or the Android Marketplace. To download the App by scanning the QR code for the appropriate iPhone or Android, follow this link.
Wednesday, September 19th – Raise a Reader 10:45am – 12:00pm
Team Leaders Exhibition (Final):
Goals – JC Lipon (5)
Assists – Brendan Ranford (5)
Points – JC Lipon (9)
+/- – Dylan Willick (+5)
Rookies – Josh Connolly (3)
PIM – JC Lipon (9)
GAA – Cole Cheveldave (2.85)
SV % – Cole Cheveldave (.905)
Monday, September 17th, Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesday, September 18th, Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Wednesday, September 19th, Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Thursday, September 20th, Practice 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Friday, September 21st, Blazers vs. Kelowna, 7:00pm, ISC
Saturday, September 22nd, Blazers at Kelowna, 7:05pm, Prospera Place
Sunday, September 23rd, TBA