The Nanaimo Buccaneers are proud to announce that General Manager and Head Coach Lee Stone has accepted a Junior A position in Red Lake as General Manager and Head Coach of the Miners. “This is a bittersweet moment. I knew the risk in hiring Lee was that he was currently seeking Junior A opportunities, and
Nanaimo, BC – Nanaimo Buccaneers General Manager and Head Coach Lee Stone has announced the hiring of Vin Jackson in the role of Assistant Coach for the 2023/24 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League season. “I am looking forward to coaching the Bucs because of the rich history of hockey in Nanaimo and the great
Nanaimo, BC – Nanaimo Buccaneers General Manager and Head Coach Lee Stone has announced the signing of 2005-born forward Laszlo Istvanffy for the 2023/24 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey league season. “I have seen Laszlo play for over two seasons now dating back to last year watching him at the Coquitlam Express ID Camp,’” Stone commented on his first
The Nanaimo Buccaneers are a junior ‘A’ ice hockey team based in Nanaimo, British Columbia. The original Buccaneers were founded and owned by Cliff McNabb, who had also founded the Nanaimo Clippers, and Jimmy Dawes in 1966-67. 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 returning to the league after 30+ years (the other being the Westshore Wolves), and play their home games at the Nanaimo Ice Centre (Rink #1).