by Tim O’Donovan

December 18, 2013, Kamloops, BC (ISN) – The 2014 Kamloops Blazers Hockey School will run from August 11 – 15, 2014 at the McArthur Island Sports Centre. The school is open to boys and girls in Initiation/Novice (born 2006-2009), Atom (born 2004-2005), and Pee Wee (born (2002-2003).

The camp includes two separate ice-times daily including power skating and skills training, classroom session, off-ice activities and a lunch program.

The Bantam Rep Performance Camp is back for its second year. It is open to those who have played Rep hockey and are born in 2001. This camp will be a competitive camp that will include a minimum of 10 hours of ice-time throughout the week, classroom sessions, off-ice activities and a lunch program. This camp will be run as a team and is designed for participants looking for a competitive camp structure.

All sessions will be run by current Kamloops Blazers coaches, staff, players and alumni.

Early bird registration is open for Hockey School. Register by January 15th and pay in full to receive $50 off the registration fee. We recommend you register early as spots are limited and fill up quick.

To register or find out more information on the Kamloops Blazers Hockey School, follow this link. 

The teddy bear and toque toss count is in as 2,332 teddy bears and 1,023 toques, gloves, etc. were collected from the Teddy Bear Toss game back on Saturday, December 7.

The Blazers would like to thank game night sponsor Zimmer AutoSport for providing the trucks to pick up the items and the Blazers Booster Club for organizing and distributing the items.

The Blazers also collected 3046lbs of food and $1499.87 for the Kamloops Food Bank at the home game back on Friday, December 6.

Finally, the Blazers would also like to thank the fans for donating toys to Christmas Amalgamated at the game on Friday, November 29. Four large boxes of brand new toys were collected and players Bolton Pouliot, Sam Grist and Luke Harrison volunteered their time to the cause.

The Kamloops Blazers would like to thank all the fans for attending and donating to three great causes over the holiday season.