Pillar Nets OT Winner, Blazers Win in PG
Rookie Josh Pillar scored a short side and upstairs in overtime as the Blazers concluded the WHL pre-season with a 4-3 OT win in Prince George.
Luke Zazula, Quinn Schmiemann and Connor Zary also scored in the penalty-filled game. The Blazers were 1/10 on the PP as the Cougars made a parade to the penalty box in the first two periods. The Blazer PK killed of 4/5.
The Blazers outshot the Cougars 37-24. Goaltenders Rayce Ramsay and Dylan Garand split the duties in goal to get a share of the win.
The pre-season comes to an end with a 4-1-0-0 record – the best in the BC Division.
Next up, the regular season opener next Friday, September 21st at home against the Kelowna Rockets. Game-time 7pm at the Sandman Centre.