Nanaimo Clippers (22-9-1-2) @ Victoria Grizzlies (12-23-0-0)
Head to head (season series): 2-4 – Tonight’s matchup is the seventh of nine meetings this season. the teams will finish off the season series in the next seven days, as they are set to play another 2 times in the next week. The Grizzlies were able to come out of Nanaimo last Wednesday with 2 points by defeating the Clippers 3-1.
Players to watch:
Marty Westhaver: The Grizzlies captain will look to enjoy a milestone night as he plays his 200th BCHL game tonight. Westhaver is in his most consistent stretch of the season with 8 points (6 goals,2 assists) in his last 7 games. The Victoria local is also approaching 100 points in the league. In 199 games, he has picked up 94 points (50 goals,44 assists).
Joshua Bourne: the 6’4, 210-pound forward is a consistent physical force & agitator for the Clippers. In 3 games at the Q Centre this season, Bourne has picked up 1 goal & 3 assists.
Goals: Henri Schreifels, Cody Monds, Marty Westhaver – 13
Assists: Cody Monds – 21
Points: Cody Monds – 34
Goals: Josh Kagan – 20
Assists: Robby Drazner– 17
Points: Josh Kagan, Ethan Scardina– 30
Grizzlies – 17.1% (11th)
Clippers – 19.6% (7th)
Grizzlies- 83.2% (5th)
Clippers- 82.9% (2nd)