Island Division-leading Clippers shut out Kings 6-0

Nanaimo wins both its weekend games in BCHL action

The Nanaimo Clippers dominated a divisional opponent and are now alone in first place on the Island.

The Clippers beat the Powell River Kings by a 6-0 score in B.C. Hockey League action Sunday at Frank Crane Arena.

Goalie Jordan Naylor stopped all 36 shots he faced, Ethan Scardina scored a pair and Steven Agriogianis, Sean Donaldson, Jack O’Brien and MacKenzie Merriman were other scorers for the Clippers.

Two days earlier, the Clippers beat another Island Division opponent, the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, by a 3-1 score. Tim Washe scored twice for Nanaimo in that one and Travis Walton also scored. Naylor made 28 saves for the win.

The Clippers (13-6-1-1) are now two points up on the Cowichan Valley Capitals (12-8-1-1) in the Island standings.

GAME ON … The Clippers host the Victoria Grizzlies on Friday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. at Frank Crane Arena, then visit Victoria on Nov. 9.

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