Nanaimo Clippers defenceman Jeremy Gervais vies for a puck against Cowichan Valley Capitals opponent Ethan Scardina during Saturday’s BCHL game at Duncan’s Island Savings Centre. (KEVIN ROTHBAUER/BLACK PRESS)

Clippers win again, blowing out Capitals 8-3

The Nanaimo Clippers hammered the Cowichan Valley Capitals 8-3 on Saturday in BCHL action in Duncan

The Nanaimo Clippers picked up where they left off the night before and skated to a convincing win.

The Clips hammered the Cowichan Valley Capitals 8-3 on Saturday at Duncan’s Island Savings Centre.

Nanaimo, coming off a victory on opening night Friday, had a huge first period Saturday, outscoring the home team 6-1.

Tristan Crozier, Brad Belisle and Cal Babych each had a goal and two assists and other scorers were Jamie Collins, David Melaragni, Jack MacNab, David Silye and Jake Harris. Austin Roden tended goal and made 32 saves as the Clippers were actually outshot in the game 35-24.

Haydn Hopkins, Ty Pochipinski and Yuri Davis-Martel scored for the Capitals.

GAME ON … The Clippers are at home next weekend (Sept. 15-16) at Frank Crane Arena against the Powell River Kings and Victoria Grizzlies. The Clips and Kings play Friday at 7 p.m. and the Clips and Grizz face off Saturday at 6 p.m.

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