Blazers start road trip with a loss
The Kamloops Blazers started a three-game Alberta road swing with a 4-2 loss to the Red Deer Rebels on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
J.T. Barnett, who finished the game with a goal and an assist, put Kamloops in front 2-1 with a shorthanded marker in the second period, but Red Deer scored three unanswered goals to seal the deal.
Brendan Ranford scored Kamloops' other goal.
Blazers defenceman Tyler Hansen recorded two assists in the loss.
Cam Lanigan was the losing netminder, allowing three goals on 24 shots.
Red Deer's fourth goal was an empty-netter.
The Blazers will try to bounce back in Lethbridge against the Hurricanes on Friday, Oct. 21.