The Tri-Cities Outlaws hand a heartbreaking loss to the Bellingham Blazers Friday, October 25th at the Sportsplex. The game started fast, both teams trying to use speed to their advantage. Bellingham doubled their shots on goal to Tri-Citites' shots but both teams ended the first period scoreless. The second saw the same story with the Blazers shooting twice as many pucks toward the Outlaws goalie but Tri-Cities would be the ones to hit the back of the net. The third echoed the first two, but the Blazers finally found net, scoring their only goal of the night tying the game. Yet with 16.2 seconds left in regulation, the Outlaws score once more and hand the Blazers their third loss on the season. Final score: 1-2. Click here to view photos from the game.
October 20, 2013
The Bellingham Blazers hosted their Northern Pacific Hockey League rival the West Sound Warriors Sunday Oct. 20th at the Sportsplex. Defense dominated both ends of the ice as each team traded hard hits and physical play throughout the first period. Frustration boiled over early and after a scoreless first the flood gates opened in the second. Shots on goal flew at a fever pitch as each team matched goal for goal, tying the game at three all heading into the third. West Sound could not stop the Bellingham charge as two more scores late in the third sealed the win for the Blazers. Final score: 5-3. Click here to view photos of the game.
October 13, 2013
The Bellingham Blazers follow their win Friday night with another dominating performance by beating the visiting Eugene Generals Sunday, October 13th at the Sportsplex. The teams seemed evenly matched throughout the first and second periods. Trading shots and goals, Bellingham lead 2 to 1 at the end of the second. The gloves came off in the third as the Blazers turned up the heat, blasting the Generals for six goals. Eight different Blazers scored a goal in the win. Final score: 8-2. Click here to view photos of the game.
October 12, 2013
The Bellingham Blazers break their two-game losing skid with a 17-point drumming of the visiting Vancouver Vipers. The Blazers bullied the Vipers from the first drop. Dominating shots on goal with 86 while Vancouver could only muster 15. Bellingham also capitalized on 8 of 12 power play opportunities while the Vipers did not find the net for any of their 9 power plays. Eleven Blazers scored goals and six of the players had two goals each. Final score 17-0. Click here to view photos of the game.