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Honey scores twice in 7-2 loss to Kamloops
KAMLOOPS, October 5, 2012 — The Kamloops Blazers score five unanswered goals in the third period Friday night to break open a tie game and take a 7-2 victory over the Seattle Thunderbirds at the Interior Savings Centre.
The T-Birds face the Everett Silvertips Saturday at 7:05pm at ShoWare Center. The Silvertips are currently 1-3-0-1 and this is the first meeting of the year between the two teams.
Kamloops (4-0-0-1) took a 1-0 lead at 12:51 of the first period on a power-play goal by Colin Smith. J.C. Lipon and Brendan Ranford had the assists.
The Blazers made a it a 2-0 lead at 15:04 of the first on a goal from Dylan Willick. The goal was initially waved off as the referees ruled Willick kicked the pick in to the net with his skate. After video review the goal stood up and the Blazers had a two-goal lead. Jordan DePape had the only assist on the goal.
Kamloops outshot Seattle 15-6 in the first period.
Seattle (2-3-0-0) got on the board at 7:42 of the second on a power-play goal from Connor Honey. Shea Theodore moved the puck up ice and got it to Honey in the left circle. Honey spun towards the slot and put a wrist shot on goal. Honey’s shot beat Kamloops goalie Cole Cheveldave over the glove for his first goal of the year.
The T-Birds were awarded a penalty shot at 17:49 of the second when the referees ruled Kamloops covered the puck in their crease. Honey took the penalty shot but was stopped by Cheveldave.
Seattle outshot Kamloops 12-11 in the second period but the Blazers led in shots 26-18 after 40 minutes.
The T-Birds tied it up 2-2 39 seconds into the third period. Jerret Smith moved the puck from the Seattle zone to Jesse Forsberg who carried it up the left wing. Forsberg put a shot on goal from the bottom of the left circle with Honey crashing the net. Honey redirected the puck past Cheveldave for his second goal of the night.
Kamloops took the lead back at 4:28 of the third on a goal from DePape. Ranford and Willick were credited with the assists.
Willick made it a 4-2 lead for Kamloops when he scored at 7:22 of the third. Ranford and Lipon had the assists.
Kamloops went in front 5-2 on a power-play goal by Lipon. Bozon and Ranford had the assists.
Ranford scored on a shorthanded breakaway at 14:48 of the third to give the Blazers a 6-2 lead. The goal was unassisted.
Bozon capped the scoring for Kamloops at 16:02 of the third on assists from Lipon and Marek Hrbas.
Kamloops outshot Seattle 9-6 in the third period and 35-24 in the game.
Seattle goalie Brandon Glover (2-2-0-0) stopped 28 of 35 shots he faced. He was replaced by Justin Myles in goal after Kamloops seventh goal. Myles did not face a shot.
Cheveldave made 22 saves on 24 shots and his record is now 2-0-0-0.
T-Birds single game tickets for the 2012-13 season are available online at the T-Birds website and at the ShoWare Center box office. The ShoWare Center Box Office is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday game days at 10 a.m. and Sunday game days at noon.
T-Birds season tickets are currently on sale. Season tickets can be purchased by calling the T-Birds office at 253-239-7825.
First period – 1, Kamloops, Smith 3 (Lipon, Ranford), 12:51 (pp). 2, Kamloops, Willick 2 (DePape), 15:04. Penalties – Delnov, Sea (tripping), 12:29. Swenson, Sea (cross checking),
Second period – 3, Seattle, Honey 1 (Theodore), 7:42 (pp). Missed Penalty Shot – Honey, Sea, 17:49. Penalties – Cross, Kam (tripping), :45. Connolly, Kam (double minor-high sticking), 3:46. Swenson, Sea (hooking), 3:52. Gaudet, Kam (closing hand on puck), 17:49.
Third period – 4, Seattle, Honey 2 (Forsberg, Smith), :39. 5, Kamloops, DePape 1 (Ranford, Willick), 4:28. 6, Kamloops, Willick 3 (Ranford, Lipon), 7:22. 7, Kamloops, Lipon 1 (Bozon, Ranford), 12: 46 (pp). 8, Kamloops, Ranford 1, 14:48 (sh). 9, Kamloops, Bozon 4 (Lipon, Hrbas), 16:02. Penalties – Wolf, Sea (hooking), 12:24. Macklin, Kam (interference), 12:56. Elliot, Sea (major-fighting), 18:45. Trzonkowski, Kam (major-fighting), 18:45. Forsberg, Sea (roughing), 18:45. Macklin, Kam (roughing), 18:45.
Shots on goal – Seattle 6-12-6 23, Kamloops 15-11-9 35. Goalies – Seattle, Glover 35 shots-28 saves (2-2-0-0), Myles 0-0; Kamloops, Cheveldave 24-22 (2-0-0-0). Power plays – Seattle 1-4; Kamloops 2-3. A – 4,506. Referee – Kevin Bennett, Matt Thurston. Linesmen – Riley Balson, Kris Hartley.