Nanaimo Buccaneers
Nanaimo Buccaneers logo
City Nanaimo, British Columbia
League Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League
Division North Division
Founded 2012 (2012)-13
Home arena Nanaimo Ice Centre (Rink #1)
Colors Yellow, Black, White
General manager Flag of Canada Dan Lemmon
Head coach Flag of Canada Dan Lemmon
Captain Flag of Canada

Franchise history
2012-present Nanaimo Buccaneers

The Nanaimo Buccaneers are a junior 'B' ice hockey team based in Nanaimo, British Columbia. They play in the North Division of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League. They were one of two expansion teams in 2012 in the VIJHL (the other being the Westshore Wolves), and play their home games at the Nanaimo Ice Centre. They are currently coached by Dan Lemmon.


The Buccaneers were founded as an expansion team in 2012 along with the Westshore Wolves by Brenda and Phil Levesque.[1] They finished first in the North Division in their first season (2012–13) with 58 points in 48 games, losing in the second round of the playoffs. The following year they finished third in the division, losing in the first round. They finished third again in 2014-15, and lost again in the first round.

Season-by-season recordEdit

Note: GP - Games Played, W - Wins, L - Losses, T - Ties, OL - Overtime Losses, Pts - Points, GF - Goals for, GA - Goals against

Accurate as of 5 March, 2017.[2]

Season GP W L T OL Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
2012-13 48 27 17 0 4 58 167 150 1st, North Lost in Division Final (Comox Valley)
2013-14 48 25 19 2 2 54 171 157 3rd, North Lost in First Round (Campbell River)
2014-15 48 22 18 3 5 52 191 196 3rd, North Lost in First Round (Comox Valley)
2015-16 482221 1 449166162 2nd, North Lost in Division Final 0-4 (Campbell River)
2016-17 483116 0 163186136 2nd of 4 North
3rd of 9 VIJHL
Lost in Division Final 1-4 (Campbell River)


Accurate as of 1 April, 2016.[3]

Season1st Round2nd RoundFinals
2012-13W, 4-0, Kerry ParkL, 2-4, Comox Valley-
2013-14L, 2-4, Campbell River--
2014-15L, 1-4, Comox Valley--
2015-16W, 4-0, Comox ValleyL, 0-4, Campbell River-


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