The reigning B.C. Major Midget League champs opened up their 2019-20 season as they took on the Thompson Blazers on Saturday afternoon at Kin 1. The Cougars held a 3-0 lead thanks to goals by Brennan Bott, John Herrignton, and Nico Myatovic but with 3:05 left in the second period the Blazers started the comeback courtesy of a Cole Senum goal. Peyton Kelly scored with 4:02 left in the 3rd to bring it within one, and Reagan Milburn scored the tying marker with :35 left in the period to send the game into overtime. It didn't take long for the game to be decided with Blazers forward Ethan Sanders scoring the winning goal 1:01 into the overtime frame to give the Blazers the 4-3 victory. The same two teams meet again Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. in Kin 1.
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