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B.C. trip begins: Blades drop 5-2 decision to Memorial Cup host Kamloops Blazers



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The Saskatoon Blades started their British Columbia street journey with a loss to the Memorial Cup host Kamloops Blazers on Friday evening.

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The Blades constructed up a 2-1 lead after 20 minutes, solely to fall brief 5-2 in the long run earlier than 5,343 followers on the Sandman Centre.

It was the primary of 5 Western Hockey League video games in B.C.

The Blades are in Kelowna on Saturday evening to play the Rockets earlier than transferring on to go to the Prince George Cougars, Victoria Royals and Vancouver Giants subsequent week.

Saskatoon is now 33-13-3-1 for the season.

Kamloops improved to 32-10-4-2.

Trevor Wong and Aidan De La Gorgendiere, on the facility play, gave the Blades an early 2-1 lead.

Former Saskatoon Contacts defenceman Logan Bairos, Olen Zellweger, Daylan Kuefler, Fraser Minten and Matthew Seminoff, with an empty-net purpose, scored for the Blazers.