The North Island Silvertips were able to take one point from their Island rivals on the weekend.
Nanaimo’s B.C. Major Midget League hockey team played a home-and-home series against the South Island Royals on Saturday and Sunday. The Victoria team won the first game 5-3 down the Malahat, and the next day at the Nanaimo Ice Centre the teams tied 3-3.
On Saturday it was Curtis McCarrick scoring two goals for the ‘Tips and Patrick Bajkov tallying the other. On Sunday Hunter Findlater scored a pair and Dayton Boutilier also scored.
GAME ON … The Silvertips (4-3-1) host the Cariboo Cougars (8-2) on Saturday (Oct. 27) and Sunday at the NIC. Saturday’s game is a 5:15 p.m. faceoff and Sunday’s rematch goes at 10:30 a.m.