Kamloops Blazers Week in Review, September 23

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Tim O’Donovan

September 23, 2013, Kamloops, BC (ISN) – The Blazers were down 3-2 heading into the third period but couldn’t come back in a 5-2 home ice loss. Joe Kornelsen and Cole Ully scored for the Blazers as Taran Kozun took the loss in goal.  Click here for Highlights and Recap.

Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Kelowna Rockets– 5-2 Loss

Tyson Baillie had a big night for the Rockets with four points including the empty net goal as the Blazer suffered a 5-2 loss. Joe Kornelsen and Mitch Lipon had the goals for the Blazers, while Bolton Pouliot made 37 saves taking the loss in goal.  Click here for Highlights and Recap.  

Needham Named Team Captain

The Kamloops Blazers named 18-year-old Matt Needham captain this past week. Needham becomes the youngest Blazers captain since Ajay Baines was named team captain back in the 1996-97 season. To read more, follow this link.

Ness Acquired from Rebels

Tyson Ness was acquired from the Red Deer Rebels last week in exchange for a 3rd round WHL Bantam Draft Pick in 2014. Ness had 19 goals and 39 points last season and rounds out the 20-year-old situation joining Joe Kornelsen and Sam Grist. For more, follow this link.

2013-2014 Season Tickets

Season tickets for the 2013-14 season can still be purchased by contacting Missy Cederholm by phone at 778-471-8068 or by email mcederholm@blazerhockey.com.

2013-14 Season Preview.

The Blazers have a lot of new faces this season after the graduation and promotion of several key players to pro hockey. For more on the 2013-14 edition of the Kamloops Blazers, read this preview.

Kryski off to Hot Start in BCMML

Jake Kryski is off to a hot start in the B.C. Major Midget League with the Okanagan Rockets. The 15-year-old, who was acquired from Prince Albert in exchange for 20-year-old goaltender Cole Cheveldave, had four points in the season opener to lead the Rockets to a 10-3 win. Kryski was the 13th overall pick in the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft.

October is Kids’ Month!

The month of October is Kids’ Month. Buy a regular priced Adult or Senior ticket and receive a FREE Child ticket (Ages 4-12) for the same game. Make sure to take advantage of this offer as the Blazers play 8 regular season home games in the month! There will also be different promotions throughout the month for kids.

Community Service

Monday, September 23 – Booster Club Dinner, 5:30pm in Parkside Lounge

Tuesday, September 24 – EDGE Orientation, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Wednesday, September 25 – Raise a Reader, 11:00am – 12:00pm, McDonald’s downtown

Team Leaders:

Goals – Joe Kornelsen (2)

Assists – Jordan Thomson (2)

Points – Joe Kornelsen, Jordan Thomson (2)

+/- – Aaron Macklin, Joe Kornelsen (+1)

Rookies – Mitch Lipon (1)

PIM – Landon Cross (4)

GAA – Bolton Pouliot (4.03)

SV % – Bolton Pouliot (.902)

Schedule:

Monday, September 23 – Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Tuesday, September 24 – Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Wednesday, September 25 – Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Thursday, September 26 – Practice 9:00am – Depart for Prince George 11:00am

Friday, September 27 – GAME at Prince George, 7:00pm, CN Centre

Saturday, September 28 – GAME at Prince George, 7:00pm, CN Centre

Sunday, September 29 – TBA

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