The Nanaimo Clippers are very pleased to announce that Ben Pirko has committed to play for the Team for the 2017-2018 season. The 1999 born defenceman joins the Clippers after playing the 2016-2017 season for the Avon Old Farms Prep School of the Founders League. During this past season, the 6’2″ 170lb, Bethesda, Maryland native scored 1 goal and 12 assists for 13 points in 28 games played. Ben is also committed to play for the NCAA Divison 1 Union College Dutchmen of the ECAC. We would like to welcome Ben to the Clippers Family and look forward to seeing him on the ice with his new teammates at Training Camp in August.