Vernon Viper goalie and defense shut the door on the AV Bulldogs in a 7-4 win last weekend. The Bulldogs beat Nanaimo Wednesday night and now play Trail on Saturday.

Bulldogs look to blaze Trail

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs beat the Nanaimo Clippers 5-4 in double overtime in a home game Wednesday night. They play Trail next.

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs beat the Nanaimo Clippers 5-4 in double overtime in a home game Wednesday night.

Bulldog forward Tryg Strand scored the game winning goal  at 1:23 of the second overtime period.

It was a shootout as the ‘Dogs had 53 shots on goal to Nanaimo’s 47. The ‘Dogs were 1-3 on the power play while Nanaimo went 0-2.

The Bulldogs square off against the Trail Smoke Eaters on Saturday.

The Saturday night game will be played at the AV Multiplex.

The Bulldogs are 2-13-2 going in after their win against the Clippers.

In other news, Bulldogs equipment manager James McDonald has been named the athletic therapist for Canada West for the 2013 World Junior A Challenge. The event is scheduled for Nov. 5-11 at Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

And on the ice, former Bulldog goalie Frank Slubowski backstopped the University of Western Michigan Mustangs to a win and tie at a tourney in Alaska. Slubowski was named conference goalie of the week.

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