The Kamloops Blazers’ 68-game schedule for the 2019-2020 WHL season was released on Wednesday.
Kamloops begins the campaign with three games in three nights — against Spokane at Sandman Centre on Friday, Sept. 20, and against hometown Seattle and Portland on Saturday, Sept. 21, and Sunday, Sept. 22, respectively.
The Blazers will play 25 of 34 home games on Friday or Saturday, with 12 slated for Friday and 13 on Saturday.
Kamloops had 21 Friday and Saturday night home games last season.
The Blazers, will play 33 games before and 35 games after the Christmas break.
Kamloops will play 36 games agains B.C. Division opponents — 10 against Kelowna, nine versus Prince George and Vancouver and eight against Victoria.
The longest road stint of the season will take place between Dec. 6 and Dec. 27, when the Blazers tour the East Division.
A five-game stretch between Dec. 28 and Jan. 10 will mark the longest home stretch of the campaign.
Teddy Bear Toss night is slated for Nov. 30, when Portland comes to town.
The Blazers will play host to two Monday afternoon contests — against Kelowna on Nov. 11 and Victoria on Feb. 17.