February 28, 2015

Blazers Stumble at Home vs Wolves

The visiting Wenatchee Wolves handed the Bellingham Blazers their second loss in the best of five series on Friday, February 27th at the Sportsplex. The loss puts the Blazers behind the Wolves two games to one in the NPHL playoffs. The pressure was on early as the Wolves scored two unanswered goals in the first period and one in the second. Bellingham fought back hard scoring a goal mid-way through the third and lead the Wolves 49 to 45 with shots on goal. However Wenatchee Goalie Bronson Moore stood firm and denied the Blazers comeback. Final score 1-3. Click here to view photos from the game.

February 21, 2015

Blazers Shutout Outlaws in Final Home Game

The Bellingham Blazers closed out the 2014-2015 Northern Pacific Hockey League season with a blowout win over the visiting Tri-Cities Outlaws Friday, February 20th at the Sportsplex. The Blazers blistered the Outlaws net with 134 shots on goal and kept their own net clear. Final score: 14-0. The victory marked their thirty third of the season, just four game behind the league leading West Sound Warriors. The Blazers' attention now turns to the NPHL Playoffs and their first opponent, the Wenatchee Wolves, while their chief rival West Sound faces off with the Cheney Icehawks. Click here to view photos from the game. Click here to view photos from the game.

February 14, 2015

Blazers Stand Firm Against Warriors

The Bellingham Blazers squared off against their North Pacific Hockey League rival the West Sound Warriors Friday, February 13th at the Sportsplex. The first of a two-game show down that will determine the final regular season standings prior to the upcoming playoffs. The Warriors hold a two-game advantage over the Blazers and currently sit atop the standings. Friday's rivalry match held nothing back as the teams traded scoring streaks in an effort to best one another. The first period belonged to the Blazers, scoring 4 unanswered goals and adding a fifth in the second period. West Sound would not be shutout, firing three straight goals into the net in the second period. The Warriors would add one more goal in the fourth but the Blazers put the comeback hopes to rest with their final goal late in the third period. Final score 6-4. Click here to view photos from the game.

February 7, 2015

Blazers Blister Outlaws

The Bellingham Blazers sit at the second position in the North Pacific Hockey League standings and are in a race toward the 2015 NPHL Playoffs with the West Sound Warriors. Before Bellingham can earn a showdown with their chief rival they must get past the Outlaws from Tri-Cities. Friday, February 8th at the Sportsplex the Blazers set the net ablaze with a relentless barrage of shot on goal throughout the three period match, out shooting the Outlaws 77 to 21. The scoring, for Bellingham, came only in the second period. In a minute and 48 seconds, four different Blazers found the back of the net. The Outlaws would later score two goals of their own but the effort was too little too late. Final score: 4-2. Click here to view photos from the game.