Nanaimo Clippers goalie Taz Burman makes a save during Sunday’s win against the Cowichan Valley Capitals at Duncan’s Island Savings Centre. (GARY DORLAND photo)

Nanaimo Clippers get past Capitals, rematch coming

The Nanaimo Clippers took three out of four points in a couple of closely contested hockey games

The Nanaimo Clippers took three out of four points in a couple of closely contested hockey games on the weekend.

The city’s B.C. Hockey League team dropped a 4-3 decision to the Trail Smoke Eaters in double overtime on Friday night at Frank Crane Arena, but responded with a 2-1 road win against the Cowichan Valley Capitals on Sunday afternoon.

On Friday, Preston Brodziak, Maxwell Crozier and Parker Colley scored against the first-place Smokies.

On Sunday it was Tristan Crozier and Jamie Collins who scored and goalie Taz Burman made 24 saves for the win.

GAME ON … The Clippers and Capitals play a rematch on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at Frank Crane Arena.

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