Kamloops Blazers make roster moves for upcoming season

Kamloops traded a sixth-round draft pick in the 2016 WHL bantam draft to Red Deer

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The Kamloops Blazers have been busy making moves, with the Western Hockey League season just around the corner.

Kamloops traded a sixth-round draft pick in the 2016 WHL bantam draft to Red Deer in exchange for goaltender Bolton Pouliot, 19.

He is expected to compete with Taran Kozun for the starter’s job.

The Blazers cut three players – G Cole Kehler, F Deven Sideroff and D Cam Reagan, all 16 – and signed 15-year-old Jamaican-born forward Jermaine Loewen, picked by the club in Round 3 of the 2013 bantam draft.

Forwards Quinn Benjafield, Jake Kryski and defenceman Dawson Davidson, all picked by Kamloops in the 2013 draft, have also signed with the Blue and Orange.