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Spencer Hewson (left) and Josh Blanchard (right) will be key veterans in Nanaimo's first round BCHL playoff series.
Spencer Hewson (left) and Josh Blanchard (right) will be key veterans in Nanaimo's first round BCHL playoff series. Gary Dorland

Underdog Clippers will rely on playoff experience in series with Victoria

By Dan Marshall
March 3, 2017 - 10:14am Updated: March 3, 2017 - 11:39am

NANAIMO — They are underdogs for sure, but the Clippers bring a wealth of playoff experience into their first round series against the Victoria Grizzlies.
 

 330 fans watched the Bucs advance to round two of the VIJHL playoffs on Thursday night.
330 fans watched the Bucs advance to round two of the VIJHL playoffs on Thursday night. Danielle Levesque

Buccaneers destroy Glacier Kings 7-1, advance to VIJHL North Final

By Ian Holmes
March 2, 2017 - 11:12pm Updated: March 3, 2017 - 8:44am

NANAIMO — The Buccaneers throttled the Comox Valley Glacier Kings 7-1 at the Nanaimo Ice Centre on Thursday night to win the VIJHL North Division semi final best-of-seven series in five games.

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