Week in Review:
Friday, October 14th, 2011 at Portland Winterhawks – 5-4 Win
Brendan Ranford led the Blazers to a thrilling 5-4 overtime win over the Portland Winterhawks on Friday night. Ranford had four goals and an assist in the victory which included the overtime winning goal. His line mate Chase Schaber finished the game with a goal and three assists. Cam Lanigan was terrific in goal as he stopped two penalty shots to preserve the victory for the Blazers. Full Recap and Highlights.
Saturday, October 15th, 2011 vs. Prince George Cougars – 3-0 Win
The Blazers arrived home in the early hours of Saturday morning. Despite the travel the Blazers shut out the Prince George Cougars 3-0 on home ice. Dylan Willick, Colin Smith and Tim Bozon were the goal scorers for the Blazers. Goaltender Cole Cheveldave recorded his first WHL shutout making 26 saves in the victory. Full Recap and Highlights.
Sunday, October 16th, 2011 vs. Kelowna Rockets – 3-2 Win
On Sunday, the Blazers played a great second period outshooting the Rockets 16-4 in the period and took a 3-1 advantage. The Blazers shut the door in the third period and won 3-2. Colin Smith, Brendan Ranford and JC Lipon scored the goals for the Blazers. Goaltender Cole Cheveldave improved his record to 4-0-0-0 making 23 saves in the win. Full Recap and Highlights.
Pink Power Play Jerseys
Pink Power Play month is well under way and the Kamloops Blazers will be raising money throughout the month to support Breast Cancer. The Blazers will be wearing a specially designed Pink Reebok Jersey on Friday, October 28th when they host the Kelowna Rockets. Following the game a “jersey off our back” presentation will be made to the winning bidders. To bid on a jersey, please call or email Ashley Neuls at 250-828-1144 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Updated Bids and More Information.
Kamloops Blazers Launch a Blog
The Kamloops Blazers have launched a blog to detail some of the day to day happenings with the hockey club. The blog will include pictures from the road and thoughts on the Kamloops Blazers. Read some of the Blog entries.
Kozun Assigned to SJHL
The Blazers reassigned 17-year-old goaltender Taran Kozun to the SJHL’s Nipawin Hawks. The young goaltender was one of three goaltenders on the Kamloops Blazers roster. Read More.
Check out the promotional events schedule throughout the 2011-12 WHL season. For the Full Schedule.
Goals – Colin Smith, Brendan Ranford (6)
Assists –Tim Bozon, Chase Schaber, Austin Madaisky (7)
Points – Colin Smith (12)
+/- – Tim Bozon (+9)
Rookies – Tim Bozon (9)
PIM – Josh Caron (33)
GAA – Cole Cheveldave (1.50)
SV % – Cole Cheveldave (.937)
Jordan DePape, Upper Body, One Month +
Chase Souto, Upper Body, Day to Day
Monday, October 17th, Day of Rest
Tuesday, October 18th, Practice 8:00am-9:00am ISC, Depart for Red Deer
Wednesday, October 19th, Blazers at RD Rebels, 6pm PT
Thursday, October 20th, Team Building, Travel Day
Friday, October 21st, Blazers at Lethbridge Hurricanes, 6pm PT
Saturday, October 22nd, Blazers at Medicine Hat Tigers, 6:30pm
Sunday, October 23rd, TBA
Monday, October 24th, Practice 2:00pm-4:00pm, ISC