The Alberni Valley Bulldogs fell to the Nanaimo Clippers in overtime to finish a back-and-forth game on Wednesday evening (April 28).
This marks the first time in the 2020-21 pod season that the Clippers have beaten the Bulldogs.
Clippers forward Thomas Maia opened scoring late in the first, but Bulldogs forward Ethan Bono tied things up at the end of the first period with a powerplay goal assisted by Adam Jeffery and Chase Klassen.
Klassen, Jeffery and Bono teamed up for another powerplay goal in the second period to take a 2-1 lead, but the Clippers responded with a powerplay marker of their own to tie things up once again.
With no scoring in the third period, the game went to overtime. Maia picked up his second goal of the game to capture the win for the Nanaimo Clippers.
Clippers goaltender Jordan Naylor stopped 33 of 35 shots, while Bulldogs goaltender Luke Pearson made 37 saves.