Victoria came out with a step up on the Nanaimo clippers, scoring 2 goals in the first period.
Alex Newhook getting his 36 goal of the season and Cameron Thompson getting his 19th, the second period scoring was opened up by Kyle McGrath at 5:36 with the assists going to Alex Newhook and Cole Noble after that it was all Nanaimo as they came back with three goals in five minutes. Nanaimo goal scores were, Sammy Steele,Kyler Kovich and Thomas Samuelsen to bring the game even at 3-3.
Once again Alex Newhook gets another goal just 26 seconds after the clippers tied it up and just 30 seconds later Charlie Campbell makes it 5-3 with Newhook getting a 61st assist of the season. The Nanaimo clippers would get two more to tie it up to make it 5-5 to end the second period. After an eight goal second period the fans were in for a treat in the third.
Victoria Grizzlies Kenny Johnson wasted no time one minute 17 seconds into the third,getting his seventh goal of the season with assist going to Alex Newhook with his 100 point on the season.
The clippers would come back 59 seconds later with Tyler Williams 15th goal of the season with the helpers going to Marcus Mitchell and Joshua Bourne to tie the game at six. After that it was all grizzlies scoring for more goals to end this tilt at 10-6. Alex Newhook absolutely stole the show with eight points three goals five assists and showed why he’s projected to go in the first round of the NHL this upcoming draft.