Blazers lose 6-2 in Lethbridge

By Tim O'Donovan - Kamloops Blazers
January 15, 2016 - 11:01pm

KAMLOOPS — The Lethbridge Hurricanes (32-12-0-0) scored four power play goals in a 6-2 win over the Kamloops Blazers (21-15-4-2) on Friday night in Lethbridge. 

The Hurricanes opened the scoring 2:29 into the game. Barrett Sheen won a race off the faceoff and fed Ben Duperreault in front for his first goal of the season. 

Deven Sideroff tied the game late in the period while shorthanded. He went in on a breakaway and snapped a shot by goaltender Stuart Skinner. 

Cory Millette gave the Hurricanes the lead 22 seconds after Sideroff's goal on the power play. He took a pass from Kord Pankewicz and slipped a puck underneath goaltender Dylan Ferguson as the Hurricanes took a 2-1 lead into the second period. 

Andrew Nielson made it 3-1 for the 'Canes with a power play blast 4:06 into the second period. 

Matt Revel tied the game up while the two teams played 4-on-4. He kept the puck on an odd man rush and scored his 13th of the season. 

The Hurricanes then added to the lead with three goals in the second half of the second period. 

Egor Babenko made it 4-2 as he slid a rebound past Ferguson on a power play. 

Nielson made it 5-2 with another blast from the point and Millette rounded out the scoring after a rebound deflected off of him and in for a 6-2 Hurricanes lead through two periods. 

The Blazers had some chances in the third period, but did not have it on the night as they fell 6-2 in Lethbridge. 

The Hurricanes outshot the Blazers 40-31 in the game. The Blazers were 0-for-4 on the power play, while the Hurricanes were 4-for-5 on the night. 

The Blazers will finish their five-game road trip on Sunday night in Edmonton. Game time is 5:00pm/PT.

Blazers finish road trip with a win

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