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The Bucs pressing late in regulation, but couldn't send the game to overtime.
The Bucs pressing late in regulation, but couldn't send the game to overtime.

Buccaneers carry play, but fall 2-1 to visiting Westshore Wolves

By Ian Holmes
October 20, 2016 - 11:02pm

NANAIMO — The Buccaneers let one get away Thursday night at the Nanaimo Ice Centre.

The Nanaimo based VIJHL club outshot and outchanced the Westshore Wolves, but lost the specialty teams battle as the Wolves (6-6-0-1) edged the Bucs 2-1 (5-9).

WEEKEND SCOREBOARD

By Kyle Ireland
October 16, 2016 - 6:45am

NANAIMO — In the BCHL, make it three wins in a row for the Nanaimo Clippers. The Clippers who are on the mainland for a three game road trip shut out Penticton 3-0 Saturday night. 

The Clippers wrap up the trip with a game this afternoon in Merritt. Game time is 2:00 PM. 

Buccaneers power forward Cole Broadhurst punishes a Saanich player Thursday night
Buccaneers power forward Cole Broadhurst punishes a Saanich player Thursday night

Bucs finding their stride, knock off talented Braves 3-1

By Ian Holmes
October 14, 2016 - 9:14am Updated: October 14, 2016 - 10:52am

NANAIMO — A statement victory for the Nanaimo Buccaneers (5-7) who knocked off the South Division leading Saanich Braves (8-5) 3-1 in a fast paced, entertaining VIJHL regular season contest at the Nanaimo Ice Centre on Thursday night.

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