Clippers acquire Gould at trade deadline

By contributor Reid Eccles The British Columbia Hockey League’s (BCHL) trade deadline came and went on January 10, and the Nanaimo Clippers were actively involved in one of the day’s 10 trades. The Clippers acquired forward Gavin Gould from the Merritt Centennials in exchange for rookie Clipper forward Zach Court, as well as a future … Continued

Nanaimo Clippers vs Powell River Kings

By contributor Reid Eccles. Saturday, January 9: The Nanaimo Clippers downed the Powell River Kings 3-2. Clippers and British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) leading scorer Sheldon Rempal scored twice, including his 17th power play goal of the season. Clippers goaltender Evan Johnson shut the door in the final minutes to maintain the Clipper lead. [slideshow_deploy … Continued

Rempal leads Clippers to win over Chiefs

By contributor Reid Eccles The Chilliwack Chiefs were in Frank Crane Arena on Sunday, October 18th, with the intention of defeating a tired Nanaimo Clippers squad that’d taken a loss to the Wenatchee Wild the night before, but the Clippers’ showed no signs of fatigue. The Clippers opened the scoring with three minutes left in … Continued

Vees down Clippers in Overtime

The Penticton Vees picked up their first win of the BCHL Championship. As the visiting Vees picked up a 2-1 overtime victory over the host Clippers. Tyson Jost scored the winner for Penticton just 57 seconds into overtime. Despite the loss in game three, the Clippers still hold a 2-1 lead in the series. The … Continued

Clippers prepare for League Championship

For the first time since 2008 the Nanaimo Clippers will compete for the Fred Page Cup and the right to be called BCHL champions. The only thing standing in the Clippers’ way are the regular season’s champions, the Penticton Vees. The Clippers advanced to the finals with a 2-0 victory in Nanaimo on Thursday, April … Continued

Clippers clinch Island Division, await playoffs

As the British Columbia Hockey League season is entering its final weekend, the Nanaimo Clippers still await an opponent for the first round of the playoffs. The Clippers celebrated Family Day with a 5-2 victory over the Powell River Kings. The win clinched the BCHL’s Island Division, the team’s first division title since 2008. The … Continued

Clippers leading Island division race

Every time the Nanaimo Clippers suffer a setback, they bounce back. This setback saw the Clippers drop back-to-back games to the Victoria Grizzlies. On Wednesday, November 19, the Clippers fell behind early in the second, allowing Victoria to take a 4-2 lead heading into the third period. The Clippers got goals from Jake Jackson and … Continued

Clippers on top of Island division

The first weekend of November was a weird one for the Nanaimo Clippers. Friday, October 31 the team lost 3-1 to the Powell River Kings. The next night the two teams played again. This time, Powell River was victorious by a 3-0 score. Those games marked the first time since the opening weekend of the … Continued

Clippers drop weekend series to Kings

Early in the BCHL season, the Nanaimo Clippers have had no trouble scoring goals. The team entered a two-game road series against Powell River Kings with 76 goals in 16 games, the most in the BCHL. But the Clippers’, normally high-flying offense was silent on October 31 and November 1 against the Kings. In the … Continued

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