Clippers beaten on trip

The Nanaimo Clippers left on a road trip and came back in a slump after losing all three of their games in the B.C. Interior.

The Nanaimo Clippers left on a road trip and came back in a slump.

The Shipmen lost all three of their games in the B.C. Interior this past weekend, getting blown out by the Trail Smoke Eaters 6-1 on Friday, losing to the Penticton Vees 3-2 in overtime the next night, then falling to the West Kelowna Warriors 7-4 on Sunday.

Devin Brosseau scored and Jakob Walter got the start in goal in the loss to the Smokies. Nanaimo outshot Trail 48-35.

Brosseau scored both Nanaimo goals and the Clips outshot the Vees 37-32 but were 0-for-9 on the power play. Reinhart played goal and made 29 saves.

Sunday’s game was even more penalty filled. Chris Dodero had a goal and two assists, and Brosseau, Sheldon Rempal and Kale Bennett also tallied. Reinhart tended goal.

GAME ON … The Clips visit the Alberni Valley Bulldogs on Tuesday (Nov. 10). Next home action for the Clippers is Friday, when they face the Bulldogs at 7 p.m. at Frank Crane Arena.

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