Despite last night being Vegas night at the CN Centre lady luck was not on the Cougars side as they fell 3-1 to the Kamloops Blazers. The Cougars only took two penalties and killed off both of them to limit the Blazers sixth best powerplay.
After getting ransacked by the Raiders Wednesday, the Cougs will be looking to bounce back against a Kamloops Blazers team who have dropped their last five. Getting a win against the Blazers might be tough, as the Cougars have lost all three meetings with them this season.
The countdown has been on since November and now the historic weekend for the Cariboo Cougars and the BCMML is here. The major midget team will play in Fort St. James this weekend in the league's first outdoor contest.
The Timberwolves are on the move this weekend after opening their 2019 schedule with back to back home weekends. The Women are coming off a 1-1 weekend against the Manitoba Bisons, a weekend that included their annual Shoot For the Cure night.
The Cariboo Cougars organization has had a busy week preparing for the BCMML's first ever Winter Classic, but that isn't all they've had on their plate. This week, six skaters were picked up as associate players for BCHL clubs.