Blazers score season highs in big win over Vancouver

By Earl Seitz
November 17, 2017 - 10:13pm Updated: November 17, 2017 - 11:02pm

KAMLOOPS — The Kamloops Blazers had season highs in goal scored and power play goals in a 6-2 win over the Vancouver Giants.

The previous season high for goals scored was five, while they went 5-for-7 on the power play.

The Blazers took an elusive early lead when Brodi Stuart opened the scoring on the power play a minute and 25 seconds into the first.

After Ty Ronning tied it, with a power play goal, the Blazers got their second of the game on a 5-on-4 from Luc Smith for a 2-1 lead after the first.

There's no slowin' Loewen as the Jermaine train scored for a sixth consecutive game and with his 10 of the season midway through the second.

The Blazers then blew the lid off with Quinn Benjafield and Ondrej Vala scoring 21 seconds apart for a 5-1 lead after the second.

Ty Ronning scored a beauty shorthaned for his second of the game and his 22nd in 22 games.

The Blazers completed the scoring on Joe Gatenby's 7th of the season for their fifth power play goal of the night.

Dylan Ferguson in his first game back from the NHL was solid stopping 23 of 25 shots and was named the games first star.

Quinn Benjafield has upped his game and had a goal and two assists for second star while Ondrej Vala with a goal and an assist was star number three.

The Blazers are back at it Saturday night, hosting the Lethbridge Hurricanes.



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