Tmen give valuable game experience to callups

by Dan Marshall

It was a weekend that saw a number of young players get a shot to join the  lineup for the Junior A Timbermen.

Nanaimo used a number of callups for their games against Delta and  Langley.

On Saturday the Tmen lost 9-6 at home versus the Islanders.

Will Johansen led the offense with a goal and three assists, while Thomas  Vaesen had two goals and one assist.

Darion Claxton made 27 saves for Nanaimo.

On Sunday in Langley the Timbermen lost 15-7.

Colton Lidstone and Jake Mickelson led the attack with four points while  Junior B callup Justin Geddie made 44 saves.

Tuesday June 19 is an island rivalry game against the Victoria  Shamrocks.

The game will be played at the Island Savings Centre in Duncan at  7:30.

The Tmen also host Coquitlam on Saturday and visit New Westminster on  Sunday.