Week in Review:
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 vs. Portland Winterhawks – 4-1 Win
The Blazers were backed by 41 saves from goaltender Connor Ingram, while the offense came from four different goal scorers in a 4-1 win over the Portland Winterhawks. Mike Winther had a strong game with the game winner, while Cole Ully had a multi-point night with a goal and an assist. Click here for Highlights & Recap.
Friday, November 21, 2014 vs. Prince George Cougars – 5-2 Win
The Blazers scored three goals in the third period to earn a 5-2 win over the Prince George Cougars. Five different players scored as Deven Sideroff, Michael Fora, Logan McVeigh, Collin Shirley and Cole Ully had the goals. Connor Ingram was solid between the pipes with 23 saves. Josh Connolly picked up four assists, while Matt Needham had two helpers. Click here for Highlights & Recap.
Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Spokane – 2-1 Overtime Loss
Connor Ingram had a big night for the Blazers as he stopped 39 shots despite a 2-1 overtime loss in Spokane. The Blazers lone goal came from leading scorer Cole Ully. The Chiefs outshot the Blazers 41-19 and had six power plays in the game, while the Blazers did not get a chance on the power play. Click here for Highlights &Recap.
A pair of Weekend Home Games
The Kamloops Blazers host a pair of Friday and Saturday night games this weekend.
On Friday, the Regina Pats make their lone appearance at the Interior Savings Centre. Kamloops Ford Lincoln will be holding a puck toss.
On Saturday, the division rival Victoria Royals are back in town. It is also KIDS NIGHT! Purchase an Adult or Youth ticket and receive a Child ticket FREE.
To find out details on promotional events, follow this link.
Campese Acquired / Shynkaruk Dealt to Moose Jaw
The Kamloops Blazers acquired 17-year-old forward Matthew Campese from the Victoria Royals this past week. To find out more on Campese, follow this link.
With the acquisition of Campese, the Blazers dealt 18-year-old forward Jesse Shynkaruk to the Moose Jaw Warriors in exchange for a fourth round WHL Bantam Draft pick. To find out more, follow this link.
Prospect Update: Nolan Kneen
Defenseman Nolan Kneen (1st round, 2014) is playing this season with the Okanagan Rockets of the B.C. Major Midget Hockey League.
The 15-year-old defenseman has six points this season including three goals and three assists in 18 games with the Rockets.
Kneen made his Blazers debut back on October 1st against the Swift Current Broncos. The North Vancouver, BC native picked up his first career WHL point in a 3-1 win over the Broncos.
Alumni Update: Austin Madaisky
Austin Madaisky (2010-2012) is playing his third season in pro hockey with the Columbus Blue Jackets top affiliate team, the Springfield Falcons of the AHL.
The 22-year-old has had a great start with eight goals, 11 assists and 19 points in only 20 games this season. He is currently 4th in AHL scoring and 2nd among all defensemen.
Madaisky had a solid career with the Blazers after being acquired as a 17-year-old from the Calgary Hitmen. The 6’2” defenseman posted 86 career points in 151 games with the Blazers.
Store Feature Item of the Night
Each game night until Christmas, the Blazers team store will feature one item for that night only at a “sale” price – the item will be featured on the big screen each game night
Fans Donate to Kamloops Food Bank
The Kamloops Blazers and Kamloops Food Bank would like to thank the fans who generously donated $1500 and 3500 pounds of food this past Wednesday when the Blazers beat the Portland Winterhawks 4-1.
Tim Hortons TimBit Player of the Night
Do you want to be the next Tim Hortons TimBit Player of the Night? If you are between the ages of 6 and 9 you could join the Blazers on the ice for the start of the game!
For more details and to download the application form, follow this link.
For any information regarding tickets, including groups, flex packs or single game tickets; please contact Missy Cederholm by phone at 778-471-8068 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, November 29th, Santa Claus Parade Participation, Bus & Players
Brady Gaudet, Upper Body, Indefinite
Goals – Deven Sideroff, Cole Ully (12)
Assists – Cole Ully (21)
Points – Cole Ully (33)
+/- – Cole Ully (+18)
Rookies – Deven Sideroff (23)
PIM – Ryan Rehill (63)
GAA – Connor Ingram (2.73)
SV % – Connor Ingram (.912)
Monday, November 24 – No Practice
Tuesday, November 25 – Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm, ISC
Wednesday, November 26 – Game at Everett, 7:05pm, Xfinity Arena
Thursday, November 27 – Practice 2:15pm – 4:00pm, ISC
Friday, November 28 – Game vs. Regina, 7:00pm, ISC
Saturday, November 29 – Game vs. Victoria, 7:00pm, ISC
Sunday, November 30 – Day of Rest
Monday, December 1 – Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm, ISC