January 31, 2007

Weekend Update

Nanaimo picked up a weekend sweep by taking both games against Alberni Valley. Mike Devin scored the game-winner on Friday at the 18:06 mark of the 3rd period on a powerplay as the Clippers beat the Bulldogs 5-4. On Saturday, the teams moved to Port Alberni for the rematch and the Clips won a wild 7-4 game. Nanaimo scored the first 6 goals before the Bulldogs ripped off 4 in a row to make it a game. Matt Pinder then scored the Clippers' 7th goal, 9 minutes into the 3rd period to finish off the Dogs. Michael Garman stopped 21 shots in the 1st period on his way to the win. For the game, Michael stopped 30 shots. Joe Devin went scoreless on Friday and did not play on Saturday.

The Clippers play three games this weekend beginning at home against Cowichan Valley on Friday, then returning the game at Cowichan Valley before wrapping it up on Sunday at Burnaby.

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Patrick Kennedy is still on the mend and out of the lineup for St. Thomas.

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Jacob Johnston went scoreless in his two games this past week as Sudbury split their games, losing 3-2 to Abitibi and winning 3-1 at the Soo Thunderbirds.

Sudbury is back in action Wednesday against Manitoulin.

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