Captain steers toward Westerns

The Clippers open the WCC Saturday (April 27) at 7 p.m. at Frank Crane Arena against the Saskatchewan champion Yorkton Terriers.

Nanaimo Clippers forward Trevor Fitzgerald goes to the front of the net during a power play in a playoff game against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs last month at Frank Crane Arena.

Nanaimo Clippers forward Trevor Fitzgerald goes to the front of the net during a power play in a playoff game against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs last month at Frank Crane Arena.

Waiting 38 days in between hockey games is hardly a template for success. Or is it? Trevor Fitzgerald, captain of the Nanaimo Clippers, believes taking the tourist route to the Crescent Point Energy Western Canada Cup just may work.

The Clippers open the five-team tournament Saturday (April 27) at 7 p.m. at Frank Crane Arena against the Saskatchewan champion Yorkton Terriers.

To read a column on Fitzgerald by the Vernon Morning Star’s Kevin Mitchell, please click here.