The Bellingham Blazers quest for the playoffs stalled this weekend when they faced-off against the Eugene Generals. Following their 5-4 victory Friday at the Sportsplex, Bellingham dropped the puck one more time Saturday. Eugene started hot, out scoring the home team three goals to one in the first period. Bellingham clawed their way back in the second, matching the General score with a 4 all tie heading in the third. Each team traded goals, two each, sending this thrilling bout into overtime. After the scoreless five minute period the game was set for an incredible shootout. Eugene finished what they started with two goals scored to one by Bellingham, sealing their victory. Final score 7-6. Click here to view photos from the game.
February 4, 2013
The Bellingham Blazers cap off their four-game winning streak with a home sweep of the Tri-Cities Outlaws Saturday, February 2 at the Sportsplex. The first period started fast and furious, seeing a total of 37 shots on goal. The Blazers took the advantage by scoring three goals during the first. Hard hits and hard feelings continued through the second period as Bellingham matched their goal total with another three. The Outlaws had little chance at a comeback with the Blazers pushing the throttle to the floor, completing the third period with another set of three goals. Final score 9-3. Click here to view photos from the game.