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One of the most exciting teams in the Western Hockey League this year are the Kamloops Blazers. They are a part of the competitive B.C. division of the Western Conference and are based in Kamloops, British Columbia. The team has been proudly wearing its colors Blue, white and orange for over three decades now. The parent club of the team is known as the Kamloops Blazers Hockey Club. The club has been an integral part of Kamloops’ sporting history and has now been around as a first rate club for more than half a century. The club has a proud tradition of excellence and a winning spirit. Over the years the club has won no less than five World Hockey League (WHL) Championships and three Memorial Cups. Kamloops Blazers tickets offer a chance to see the team play another exciting season.
The club stated in Saskatchewan, where it dwelled in a couple of towns before finally relocating to British Columbia in the 1970s. Their initial home in BC was the city of Westminster and the team was known as The New West Bruins. However a few years later, the club found new and permanent home in the town of Kamloops. In 1981, Kamloops Junior Oilers were unveiled to the hockey nation, but by 1984 the team found their name changed to Kamloops Blazers, after a change in ownership. However the best phase in the history of the club was yet to come; in 2007 the club was bought by Tom Gaglardi’s private investment group. The cool thing about the new owners was that at least four of the partners were Blazers alumni. These included Mark Recchi, Jarome Iginla, Shane Doan and Darryl Sydor. Since the owners had a personal connection to the club and the community, they have taken many steps that have had tremendous results for the club in particular and the sports related community of the area in general.
The team’s often underestimated head coach Guy Joseph Jean Charron is the team’s strategy powerhouse. He has the advantage of being a formal professional NHL player himself and that gives him a unique insight into issues about both the players and the game. Before joining the Kamloops Blazers, Guy Charron had coached top team in the NHL such as the Calgary Flames from 1991 to 1992. He has also been with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks from 2000 to 2001. As a professional played he had a long successful career that spanned over almost fifteen years and has been the head coach of the Kamloops Blazers since in November 2009.
The hockey franchise has always had roots within the local community and is has won much acclaim for their athlete development programs. Many young guys have matured into professional hockey players, referees coaches and support staff. In fact, the Kamloops Blazers Sports Society Legacy Fund has over the years invested more than a million dollars into various local community projects and institutions. Many sports leagues, clubs and associations have been financially supported by the Blazer Sports Foundation grants. Examples of such outfits include the Kamloops Classic Swim Club, Kamloops Minor Hockey Association, Kamloops Gymnastics Club, Kamloops International Baseball Tournament, and University College of the Cariboo, Overlander Ski Club and Kamloops Tennis Association. Their outreach effort is not limited to sports bodies; the Royal Inland Hospital has been donated more than one hundred and fifty thousand dollars over the last decade or so.
The Blazer’s home arena is the Riverside Coliseum, (formally known as Interior Savings Centre). The team’s glorious performances form the past are evident by thebanners drop down from the roof of Interior Savings Centre.The coliseum is an awesome multi multi-purpose facility that can house up to six thousand screaming fans. The facility opened in 1992 in Kamloops, British Columbia, the arena has become a local land mark. Fans absolutely love the facilities and the atmosphere at the Coliseum that guarantees a good time for the game lovers. Recently the arena was upgraded and private boxes that can accommodate several hundred more spectators were added to the stand. The arena is a local favorite for high profile events other than hockey.
The Blazers have always played great games with their competing teams. They are fun to watch as they return each season with heightened spirit and better form. To have a power packed show of their game play, purchase cheap Kamloops Blazers tickets. These tickets are selling like hot cake. Make sure that you don’t miss out one them.