Sept 8, 2014 (ISN) – Week in Review:
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Victoria Royals – 3-2 Win
Luke Harrison scored in the third period to tie the game up, and Brady Gaudet won it
with a goal 32 seconds into overtime for a 3-2 win over the Victoria Royals. Cole
Ully had the first Blazers goal. Goaltender Cole Kehler stopped 14 of 15 shots faced
and Bolton Pouliot finished the game with 15 saves on 16 shots. Click here for
Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Vancouver Giants – 5-1 Win
The Blazers held period leads of 2-0 and 5-0 in a 5-1 win over the Vancouver Giants
Sunday evening. The Blazers had five different goal scorers as Cole Ully, Jake
Kryski, Cam Reagan, Jesse Zaharichuk and Michael Fora all tallied. Zaharichuk
finished with a goal and two assists, while Ully had a goal and an assist. Cole
Kehler was solid once again, stopping all 23 shots he faced in the first half.
Connor Ingram stopped 11 of 12 shots in the second half. Click here for
Season Ticket Pick-Up
Season Ticket holders will be able to pick-up their season tickets this Wednesday,
September 10th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in the Parkside Lounge. The Blazers will have
their newly renovated team bus open and on site at the ISC for season ticket holders
to check out. An open house of the Blazers dressing room will also be available to
season ticket holders.
The Blazers will also be hosting a used equipment sale / store blow-out with
exclusive access for season ticket holders on Wednesday night.
Click here to
find out when the Blazers store will be open.
If you can’t make it on Wednesday, September 10th, tickets can be picked up at the
Blazers Box Office during regular office hours from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday
after September 10th.
Conner McDonald signs with Blazers
The Kamloops Blazers have signed Conner McDonald, who was their second round pick in
the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft. McDonald played his first game with the Blazers in the
WHL preseason this past weekend in Delta.
Click this link to
read more about 15-year-old defenseman Conner McDonald.
2014-2015 Season Tickets
Season tickets for the upcoming 2014-15 season can be purchased by contacting Missy
Cederholm by phone at 778-471-8068 or by email
Four Blazers Headed to NHL Training Camps
The Kamloops Blazers will have four players attend NHL rookie training camps this
week. Collin Shirley (Free Agent) and Cole Ully (Dallas, 2013) will both attend the
Dallas Stars training camp. They will compete in a tournament in Traverse City,
Michigan. Matt Revel (Free Agent) will be with the Vancouver Canucks at the Young
Stars tournament held in Penticton, BC. Ryan Rehill (New Jersey, 2014) will go to
camp with the New Jersey Devils.
Roster at 27 Players
The Kamloops Blazers roster is starting to take shape as they made three player
moves on Monday.
The Blazers reassigned 16-year-old defenseman Dawson Davidson to the Moose Jaw
Generals of the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League. They also released veteran
18-year-olds Nathan Looysen and Austin Douglas.
The roster now sits at 16 forwards, 8 defensemen, and 3 goaltenders. The Blazers
will hold a week of practice before playing their final WHL preseason game this
Friday, September 12th against the Prince George Cougars.
Kamloops Blazers WHL Preseason Schedule
Friday, August 29th – Kamloops (5) vs. Vancouver (4) SO
Saturday, August 30th – Kamloops (0) at Kelowna (5)
Saturday September 6th – Kamloops (3) at Victoria (2) OT
Sunday, September 7th – Kamloops (5) at Vancouver (1)
Friday, September 12th – Kamloops vs. Prince George, 7:00pm, ISC
WHL Preseason Team Leaders:
Goals – Cole Ully (3)
Assists – Cole Ully, Jesse Zaharichuk (3)
Points – Cole Ully (6)
+/- – Cole Ully (+6)
Rookies – Jesse Zaharichuk (5)
PIM – Patrik Maier (8)
GAA – Cole Kehler (0.99)
SV % – Cole Kehler (.971)
Monday, September 8 – Day of Rest
Tuesday, September 9 – Practice 2:00pm – 4:00pm, ISC
Wednesday, September 10 – Practice 10:00am – 12:00pm, ISC
Thursday, September 11 – Practice 10:00am – 12:00pm, ISC
Friday, September 12 – Game vs. Prince George, 7:00pm, ISC
Saturday, September 13 – Practice 11:00am – 1:00pm, ISC
Sunday, September 14 – TBA