KAMLOOPS— The Prince George Cougars earned the weekend sweep over the Kamloops Blazers with a 6-1 on Saturday night. The Blazers had lost 9-4 on Friday night to the Cougars.
The Cougars got started early with two goals 4:27 into the game.
Jansen Harkins wired a shot off the rush over the glove of goaltender Dylan Fergsuson3:09 in. Jesse Gabrielle followed that up, walking into the slot before getting a shot through Ferguson's blocker side for a quick 2-0 lead.
The Blazers had a decent period generating 11 shots, but Ty Edmonds was sharp with a couple of sprawling saves in goal.
The game remained 2-0 for the Cougars until 12:11 into the second period. Jared Bethune tallied his 14th of the season and Brad Morrison scored two and a half minutes later to make it 4-0 for the Cougars through two periods.
The Blazers best chance came off the stick of Jiri Smejkal on the power play. He was robbed by a diving Edmonds.
Harkins made it 5-0 early in the third period with his second goal of the night early in the third period.
Conner McDonald got the lone goal for the Blazers. He scored on a blast from the point for his first career WHL goal.
Brogan O'Brien rounded out the scoring as the Cougars went on to a 6-1 win.
The Cougars held a slight edge on the shot clock, 31-29. The Blazers were 0-for-7 on the power play, while the Cougars finished 1-for-6.
After playing 12 games in 24 days during January, the Blazers will get the week off before playing home games this Friday and Saturday night against Portland and Vancouver.
VIDEO: Firefighters suppress grassfire that came 40 feet from homes
KAMLOOPS --- Three residences along Mohawk Cresent on the Tk'emlups got a scare on Wednesday, as...
READ MORE +
Insp. Syd Lecky new officer in charge of Kamloops RCMP
KAMLOOPS — The search is over for the new head of the Kamloops RCMP detachment. Inspector Syd Lecky...
READ MORE +
Kamloops RCMP respond to site of 'possible explosion'
KAMLOOPS — A rude awakening for residents of a Kamloops trailer park this morning. The RCMP are...
READ MORE +
Join the Discussion
We are happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules: Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards. See full commenting rules.