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Photogaraphs by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

April 17, 2013,  Victoria, BC (ISN) – The Blazers continued their winning ways last night with an 8-3 win over the Luckies, improving to 2-0 on the young 2013 season. Last night’s game marked the return of 2011 Goaltender-of-the-Year Rob Wood, who needed little time to settle in and adjust to the league’s new larger nets.

Also returning to the fold was former league scoring champion Bud Vandermeer, who despite being held off the scoresheet in his debut, made several key plays to keep the Blazers in control of the game.

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Luckies C. Jacobs chases Blazers M. West-patrick for the ball – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

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The ball bounced away as Luckies goaltender made the savePhoto by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

Blazers’ veteran sniper Bryan Reeve led the team in scoring with 3 goals, while assistant captain Lee Park chipped in with 1 goal and 3 assists.

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The Luckies and Blazers face-off goes a little awry – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

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Luckies 19 gets tripped up trying to fire the ball on the Blazers net – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

“Great effort,” said longtime Blazers supporter (and former Growing Pains star) Alan Thicke*. “This team is looking good from top to bottom. Make sure you get out to see these guys do their thing this season. It’s a lot of fun.”

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Blazers Kurt Brown keeps the ball away from a Luckies player – Photo by Kasey Eriksen (ISN)

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