The Kamloops Blazers (28-10-2-2) are home tonight to the Tri-City Americans (22-15-1-2). The Blazers will have #23 Devon Oakes in the line-up tonight as the 17-year-old forward makes his Blazers debut. Oakes is currently playing with the Kamloops Storm of the KIJHL.
The hockey club is also welcoming back 16-year-old defenseman Jordan Thomson from the U-17 World Challenge in Quebec and 19-year-old Marek Hrbas who played for Czech Republic at the U-20 World Junior Tournament in Ufa, Russia. Both players will be game time decisions whether they play tonight.
JC Lipon is back in Canada and at home in Regina for a few days. Lipon will rejoin the Blazers and play in Prince George this weekend for games on Friday and Saturday night.