The Nanaimo Clippers crashed the net and put the puck in the net, but didn’t win.
The Clips and Powell River Kings return to Nanaimo with their series tied after a pair of 2-1 wins for the Paper Kings on the road this week.
In Tuesday’s Game 4, the Clippers put the puck in the net twice in the final five minutes, but both goals were waved off. Shots in the third period were 19-2 in favour of the visitors and 35-25 overall. Brett Roulston scored Nanaimo’s only goal late in the first period.
The night before, it was Jake Jackson tallying for Nanaimo.
GAME ON … Game 5 will face off Thursday (March 19) at 7 p.m. at Frank Crane Arena, Game 6 is Friday at 7:15 p.m. at Powell River’s Hap Parker Arena, and Game 7, if necessary, would be Sunday at 7 p.m. at Frank Crane.