Advertise Here


Kamloops trips Chiefs 2-1

 Tim Bozan’s goal a minute into the third period was the difference as the Kamloops Blazers ground out a 2-1 victory over the Spokane Chiefs in a Western Hockey League game Friday night.

The Blazers (14-6-0-0, 28 points) clamped down on the Chiefs (9-5-1-2, 21) after the home team scored less than 5 minutes into the game.

Stars: 3, Valcourt; 2, Cheveldave; 1, Bozon

Long box below

Blazers 2, Chiefs 1

SPOKANE – Friday

First period

1, Spo, Valcourt 5 (Uher, Bardaro) 4:43.

2, Kam, Willick 11 (McVeigh) 9:36, sh.

Penalties – Vandane, Spo (hooking) 2:20; Lipon, Kam (slashing) 7:59; Ranford, Kam (holding opponents stick), Kuhn, Spo (holding) 8:58; Baldwin,Spo (holding) 18:44.

Second period

No scoring.

Penalties – Caron, Kam (fighting major), Kramer, Spo (fighting major) 7:28; Smith, Kam (fighting major), Kuhn, Spo (fighting major) 7:40; Caron, Kam (roughing) 14:32; Valcourt, Spo (charging) 18:39.

Third period

3, Kam, Bozon 7 (Smith) 1:03.

Penalties – Caron, Kam (roughing) 6:57.

Shots on goal by
Kamoops  9-7-5_21

Spokane  10-4-15_29

Goal (shots-saves) — Kamloops: Cheveldave (W, 7-3-0-0) 29-28. Spokane: Engel (L, 7-5-1-1) 21-19.

Power plays (goals-chances) — Kamloops 0-3, Spokane 0-3.

Referees — Trevor Hanson, Jeff Ingram. Linesmen — Jeremi Del Campo, Anthony Guzzo.

Attendance –5,106.

 Scratches – Kamloops: Brady Gaudet, Jordan Depape, Cole Ully, Landon Cross. Spokane: Cole Hamblin, Mitch Holmberg, Cole Wedman, Connor Chartier.

Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to SportsLink

Get blog updates by email

About this blog

SportsLink is your portal into sports news around the Inland Northwest and beyond. You'll find updates, notes and opinions, and plenty of reader feedback.


Latest comments »

Read all the posts from recent conversations on SportsLink.


Jim Allen Sports reporter Jim Allen's primary coverage areas are Eastern Washington University football and men's basketball, and college and high school soccer. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Jim

Jim Meehan Jim Meehan's coverage areas include Gonzaga University men's basketball, Spokane Shock football, golf and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Jim

Chris Derrick Chris Derrick is a sports reporter. His primary coverage areas are the Spokane Chiefs, Spokane Indians, women's basketball and high school softball and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Chris

Josh Wright Josh Wright is a freelance correspondent who covers the University of Idaho football team and men's basketball team.

Recent work by Josh

Vince Grippi is the online producer for SportsLink, a product of The Spokesman-Review.

Search this blog
Subscribe to this blog
Advertise Here