Kamloops Blazers vs Kelowna RocketsFri March 17, 2023
Sandman Centre (300 Lorne St, Kamloops, BC V2C 1W3, Canada)
Blazer Hockey, Sports & Fitness
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The Kamloops Blazers Hockey Club has a rich and successful history. The franchise came to Kamloops in 1981 and was known as the Jr. Oilers until 1984. The hockey club became the Kamloops Blazers in 1984.
The Kamloops Blazers are a junior ice hockey team in the Western Hockey League (WHL).
The Western Hockey League started with just seven teams based in the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta in 1966. The WHL now has representation in all four Western Canadian provinces and the U.S. States of Oregon and Washington. The WHL now consists of 22 member Clubs with 17 based in Western Canada and 5 in the U.S. Pacific Northwest.
About Sandman Centre
Built on the shores of the South Thompson River, two blocks from the downtown core, the Sandman Centre is the centerpiece of sport and entertainment facilities in Kamloops.
With a seating capacity of 6,400 and almost 20,000 square feet of exhibition space, this venue is the perfect location for trade shows, sporting events, conventions and big-ticket concerts.
In addition to being the home of the Kamloops Blazers, Sandman Centre also played host for the 2001 WHL All-Star Game.
Clean, spacious, accessible and acoustically controlled, Sandman Centre is open for business!