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Photographs by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

April 10, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) – The Victoria Blazers opened their season on a possitive note Tuesday night against the Jokers in front of an energetic crowd at the Archie Browning Centre in Esquimalt.

Veteran Blazers, Tory Spiteri and Bryan Reeve had a terrific night, scoring 3 goals each.  There seemed to be a problem with scorekeeping mechanics as a forth goal scored by Lee Park failed to register and he was only awarded 2 goals in total.

Rookie goaltender Jared Jackson was hot on defense, making it very difficult for the Jokers to score on net. 

The Blazers next game is Tuesday April 16 at 9:00 vs the Luckies @ Archie Browning Arena.

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Jokers player (#2) tries to cause Blazers B. Reeve to drop the ball – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

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Blazers goaltender Jared Jackson stops the ball from going any further – Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

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Blazers L. Park and manages to keep the ball while a Jokers player tries to steal it – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

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Blazers T. Spitiri and Jokers D. Rhodes concentrate on the ball as it gets away from them – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

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Jokers player Greg Simpson has his eye on the player who has the ball – Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

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The Victoria Blazers win the game (12-3) – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)