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By Kyle Ireland
October 2, 2016 - 6:45am Updated: October 2, 2016 - 4:49pm

NANAIMO — In the BCHL, The Nanaimo Clippers snapped a three game losing streak with a 4-1 win over Coquitlam Saturday night. The Clippers followed that up with a 5-3 loss to Vernon Sunday afternoon.

Buccaneers head coach Dan Lemmon
Buccaneers head coach Dan Lemmon

Buccaneers haunted again by bad first period

By Ian Holmes
September 30, 2016 - 8:52am Updated: September 30, 2016 - 1:59pm

NANAIMO — Once again a bad start cost the Nanaimo Buccaneers.

The VIJHL club outplayed the Kerry Park Islanders, however were beaten 3-2 Thursday night at the Nanaimo Ice Centre.

Two first period goals in 43 seconds paced the Islanders (4-3) to victory over the Buccaneers (2-5).