Nanaimo Clippers forward Jake Jackson has the puck knocked off his stick during an exhibition game against the Victoria Grizzlies on Saturday at Frank Crane Arena.

Nanaimo Clippers forward Jake Jackson has the puck knocked off his stick during an exhibition game against the Victoria Grizzlies on Saturday at Frank Crane Arena.

Pre-season hockey intensifies

Exhibition play picks up the pace this week with four more games for the Nanaimo Clippers.

Exhibition play picks up the pace this week with four more games for the Nanaimo Clippers.

The Clippers started their B.C. Hockey League pre-season schedule the right way with a win over the Victoria Grizzlies. The Clips edged the Grizz by a 5-4 score in overtime Saturday at Frank Crane Arena. Devin Brosseau had a four-point game for the Clips and Anthony Rinaldi scored the game-winning goal.

The Clippers continue pre-season play tonight (Sept. 9) on the road against the Cowichan Valley Capitals, then host the Caps on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Frank Crane.

Nanaimo then plays a home-and-home set against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, hosting Alberni on Friday at 7 p.m. at Frank Crane and then visiting Port the next night.

For season ticket information, please click here.