Blazers lose in a shootout in Kelowna

By Earl Seitz
December 28, 2017 - 5:55am Updated: December 28, 2017 - 5:43pm

KAMLOOPS — The Blazers returned from their 10-day Christmas break with a 2-1 shootout loss to the Kelowna Rockets.

James Porter made 46 saves through 65 minutes, then stopped all four shooters in the shooutout to lift the Rockets over Kamloops.

Kole Lind scored in regulation for Kelowna (21-11-3) before Liam Kindree added the shootout winner.

Joe Gatenby found the back of the net for the Blazers (16-17-2). Dylan Ferguson made 21 saves in defeat.

The Blazers and Rockets meet again Friday night at the Sandman Centre.

Last place Prince George picked up a point on Kamloops with a win over Victoria, moving the Cougars to within three points of the four place Blazers.


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