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Silvertips play key home games

The North Island Silvertips will try to pull off an upset win or two to keep up their playoff push.

Nanaimo’s B.C. Major Midget League hockey team scored two wins last weekend to climb into the sixth and final playoff spot. The ’Tips swept the South Island Thunderbirds, winning 3-0 Saturday in Nanaimo and 3-1 Sunday in Victoria.

Corey Renwick, Jordan Levesque, Will McNamara, Garrett Dunlop, Hobin Zinck and Chase Lang scored goals for the Silvertips.

GAME ON … On Saturday (Feb. 11) and tomorrow the ’Tips host the third-place Vancouver Northeast Chiefs at the Nanaimo Ice Centre. Saturday’s game is a 5:15 p.m. faceoff and tomorrow’s game starts at 9:45 a.m.

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