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The Clippers earned a massive win Friday night in Nanaimo
The Clippers earned a massive win Friday night in Nanaimo Dominic Abassi/NanaimoNewsNOW

Clippers shutout Bulldogs 3-0, extend lead for last playoff spot

By Dan Marshall
January 21, 2017 - 7:42am Updated: January 21, 2017 - 1:05pm

NANAIMO - It was the Clippers most important game of the year and they responded accordingly on Friday.

Nanaimo shutout Alberni Valley 3-0 at Frank Crane Arena to take a three point lead for the final playoff spot in the Island Division.

Bucs newly acquired defenceman Jake Calverley during first period action Thursday night
Bucs newly acquired defenceman Jake Calverley during first period action Thursday night

Storm warning lifted, Bucs jolt Campbell River 5-1

By Ian Holmes
January 12, 2017 - 11:05pm Updated: January 13, 2017 - 2:40pm

NANAIMO —  A decisive 5-1 victory for the Buccaneers over the Campbell River Storm at the Nanaimo Ice Centre on Thursday night suddenly sets the stage for what could be a tight race to the top of the VIJHL's North Division.

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