Here’s a look at the Western Hockey League’s Western Conference heading into the 2012-13 season. Of course, the National Hockey League labor strife will impact rosters during the early going. And, the deadline for WHL teams to announce their three 20-year-old's comes along in mid-October.
Kamloops Blazers (Last Season: 47-20-2-3; 1st in B.C. Division)
Last season, the Blazers entered the regular season as a veteran crew with high expectations and then answered the call by advancing to the Western Conference Final Series. If they remain healthy and motivated, the Blazers could very well take the next step.
Graduations will not impact the Blazers in a huge way this season.… read more