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Nanaimo celebrates a 3-1 win over the Bulldogs on Wednesday.  it's the second straight victory over their Island Division rivals.
Nanaimo celebrates a 3-1 win over the Bulldogs on Wednesday. it's the second straight victory over their Island Division rivals. Gary Dorland

Clippers beat Bulldogs 3-1

By Dan Marshall
December 12, 2018 - 10:00pm Updated: December 12, 2018 - 10:34pm

NANAIMO – The Clippers have won two straight games after a 3-1 victory over the Alberni Valley Bulldogs.

Thomas Samuelsen opened the scoring on a deflection just 23 seconds into the game.

He's been red hot with three goals in his last four games.

The Clippers celebrate a goal by Josh Bourne who had four points in Sunday's 6-3 win over Langley
The Clippers celebrate a goal by Josh Bourne who had four points in Sunday's 6-3 win over Langley Gary Dorland

Clippers end road trip with impressive 6-3 win in Langley

By Dan Marshall
December 9, 2018 - 5:32pm

LANGLEY – The Clippers five game losing streak is now a memory after a 6-3 road win against the Rivermen on Sunday.

Nanaimo got down 2-0 in the first period but came storming back to score six of the final seven goals in the game.

Kyler Kovich squares off against Christian Sabin in the face-off circle Saturday in Merritt.  Kovich had the only goal in a 5-1 Clippers loss.
Kyler Kovich squares off against Christian Sabin in the face-off circle Saturday in Merritt. Kovich had the only goal in a 5-1 Clippers loss. Gary Dorland

Clippers shut down by Centennials in 5-1 loss

By Dan Marshall
December 8, 2018 - 10:22pm

MERRITT – Former Clipper goalie Austin Roden and the Merritt Centennials defeated Nanaimo 5-1 on Saturday night.

First period goals by Christian Sabin and Joey Berkopec got the Cents off to a fast start in the opening 20 minutes.

The VIU hockey coaches prepare for a Wednesday practice as the first half of the BCIHL season comes to a close
The VIU hockey coaches prepare for a Wednesday practice as the first half of the BCIHL season comes to a close

VIU Mariners hockey team in second place heading to Christmas break

By Dan Marshall
December 8, 2018 - 3:50pm

 

NANAIMO – The VIU Mariners hockey team is going in to the Christmas break in second place in the BCIHL.

They sit at 7-5-0-1, four points back of first place Trinity Western.

VIU is being led offensively by Dallas Calvin with 18 points and Brett Witala who has 17.

Thomas Samuelsen opened the scoring in a 5-3 Nanaimo loss in Prince George on Friday
Thomas Samuelsen opened the scoring in a 5-3 Nanaimo loss in Prince George on Friday Gary Dorland

Big game from Spruce Kings top line sinks Clippers

By Dan Marshall
December 7, 2018 - 10:08pm

PRINCE GEORGE – The Clippers lost 5-3 in Prince George to start their three game road trip which will also take them to Merritt and Langley.

Thomas Samuelsen had the only goal of the first period as he broke in alone shorthanded to get his third of the season.

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