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Clippers captain Spencer Hewson wins Most Popular Player at the 2016-17 awards banquet.
Clippers captain Spencer Hewson wins Most Popular Player at the 2016-17 awards banquet. Darcy Olsen

Clippers reflect on 2016-17 season at awards banquet

By Dan Marshall
March 16, 2017 - 9:28am Updated: March 16, 2017 - 11:46am

NANAIMO — The Nanaimo Clippers wrapped up the 2016-17 hockey season with their annual awards banquet Wednesday.

It was an opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments of the team and say some final goodbyes.

485 fans crammed in to the Nanaimo Ice Centre to watch the Buccaneers down the Storm 4-3 in overtime
485 fans crammed in to the Nanaimo Ice Centre to watch the Buccaneers down the Storm 4-3 in overtime Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Buccaneers still alive after 4-3 OT win over Storm

By Ian Holmes
March 14, 2017 - 2:13pm Updated: March 14, 2017 - 5:29pm

NANAIMO — The Buccaneers have been resilient all year — they proved that once again Monday night at the Nanaimo Ice Centre with a 4-3 overtime victory over Campbell River to stave off elimination.

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