The Kamloops Blazers broke a 2-2 tie early in the third with goals 18-seconds apart and they went 0n to a 5-3 preseason victory over the Prince George Cougars at the Sandman Centre Friday in Kamloops.

Koehn Ziemmer, Hudson Thornton and Caden Brown scored for the Cougars.

Ty Young started in net for P.G. and turned aside 22 of 23 shots in 30-minutes of work. Tyler Brennan surrendered four goals on 22 shots.

The two teams meet again tonight (Saturday, September 18th) at CN Centre; puck drop is 7:00.

GAME SUMMARY

Scoring

Cougars: Ziemmer, Thornton, Brown

Blazers: McCarry, Lindgren, Bairos, Sydor, Levis

Goaltending

Cougars: Ty Young, 22 /23, 30:02. Tyler Brennan, 18/22, 29:58

Blazers: Dylan Ernst, 11/13, 29:58. Jesse Makaj, 11/12 30:02

Power-Play

Cougars: 1-4

Blazers: 3-7

Shots

Cougars: 25

Blazers: 45

With files from Fraser Rodgers of the PG Cougars