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BLAZERS READY TO CELEBRATE 30 YEARS

Aug 05, 2011 - 01:59 PDT

BLAZERS CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF JUNIOR HOCKEY

Kamloops
, BC – The Kamloops Blazers Hockey Club is celebrating 30 years of junior hockey this upcoming season. The Kamloops franchise is entering its 30th season in the WHL, spending 1981-84 as the Kamloops Junior Oilers, and from 1984 to the present as the Kamloops Blazers.

To celebrate 30 years, the Blazers have introduced a new logo that will be placed at centre ice for the entire 2011-12 season. The Blazers will also be wearing vintage jerseys to commemorate the anniversary this season. 

Blazerhockey.com will countdown the 30 days leading up to the 2011-12 home opener on September 24th versus the Prince George Cougars. A year in Blazers’ history will be reviewed each day. Additional celebration events and details will be unveiled during the upcoming season.

The Kamloops franchise has been one of the most successful junior hockey teams in Canada over the past 30 years. The hockey club has celebrated three Memorial Cup Championships in 1992, 1994 and 1995. The team has also won the WHL Championship six times in 1984, 1986, 1990, 1992, 1994, and 1995, which is more then any other WHL team.

Season Tickets for the 2011-12 season are on sale now. Contact Director of Ticketing, Todd Carnelley at the Kamloops Blazers office at 250-828-1144 ext. 224 or tcarnelley@blazerhockey.com to purchase your seats for all 36 home games.