Broncos Can't Solve Ramsay in Loss to Kamloops
KAMLOOPS, BC - The Swift Current Broncos (2-5-0-1) began a five-game road trip through the British Columbia Division against the Kamloops Blazers (6-4-0-0) Tuesday night. Rayce Ramsay turned aside all 23 shots he faced as the Broncos fell 4-0.
A back and forth first period saw a few good chances for the Broncos as the Blazers kept turning the puck over in their own zone. Swift Current couldn't capitalize and it eventually caught up to them.
Late in the first, Ryan Hughes skated over the Broncos line before feathering a pass to the front of the net. Martin Lang was streaking to the goal and redirected it over Reece Klassen's glove to give the Blazers the lead.
While the first period was relatively even, the second period was not. The Blazers outshot the Broncos 17-3 in the middle frame and added a pair of goals.
On a quick transition play up the ice, Connor Zary gained the Broncos line before dropping it back to the trailer Orin Centazzo. He ripped a one timer over the glove of Klassen to make it 2-0 at the 9:24 mark.
Six seconds after Connor Horning stepped out of the box for interference, he was called for tripping after trying to take a stretch pass. This time the Blazers took advantage.
A tic-tac-toe passing play resulted in Centazzo scoring his second of the net on a back door tap in to make it 3-0.
Ben King had a chance to cut into the lead in the final seconds of the period, coming in on a two-on-one rush, but Hughes made a sliding defensive play to break it up.
The third period was much better for the Broncos than the second, but they were unable to solve Ramsay to recorded his first career shutout with 23 saves. Josh Pillar added a goal with 19 seconds left to round out the scoring.
Swift Current looks to rebound against the Kelowna Rockets (5-3-1-0) Wednesday night.
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