Kamloops, BC – The Kamloops Blazers 1994-95 team will be inducted in the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame.
The class of 2016 was announced on December 10th and the Blazers will become the first junior hockey team to be inducted into the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame.
The 1993-94 and 1994-95 Kamloops Blazers were previously inducted into the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame in 2013. The 1994-95 Kamloops Blazers were ranked #1 in the CHL from the start to the end of the season. The season culminated with an 8-2 win over the Detroit Jr. Red Wings on home ice May 21, 1995. It was the Blazers third Memorial Cup title in four seasons. Bob Brown was the team’s General Manager, while current Kamloops Blazers General Manager, Stu MacGregor was the team’s Assistant General Manager. Current Head Coach Don Hay was also the Head Coach of the 1994-95 team. Some notable players from the 1994-95 Kamloops Blazers include Darcy Tucker, Shane Doan, Jarome Iginla, Nolan Baumgartner, Jason Strudwick and Tyson Nash. The 2016 B.C. Sports Hall of Fame Banquet of Champions will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre on June 9, 2016.