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Blazers cruise to win over hometown Americans

The Blazers, who sit fifth in Western Conference standings, will play host to the Moose Jaw Warriors on Friday, a 7 p.m. start at Sandman Centre
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Caedan Bankier netted two goals on Wednesday in Kennewick, Wash.

Caedan Bankier notched two goals for the Kamloops Blazers in a 6-1 victory over the Tri-City Americans on Wednesday in Kennewick, Wash.

Fraser Minten, Daylan Kuefler, Logan Stankoven and Drew Englot also had goals in support of goaltender Dylan Ernst, who stopped 26 shots to pick up the victory between the pipes.

Lukas Dragicevic tallied for the Americans, whose netminder, Tomas Suchanek, made 33 saves in losing effort.

Kamloops (10-4-2-1) was 2-for-3 on the power play. Tri-City (8-13) was 0-for-3 on the man advantage.

The Blazers, who sit fifth in Western Conference standings, will play host to the Moose Jaw Warriors (13-9) on Friday, a 7 p.m. start at Sandman Centre.