Meet The Clippers – 22 May

By Mike Soulliere

(WINDSOR, ON) – Windsor Clippers defender Matt Martinello is this weeks Windsor Crossing Clipper of the Week.

Matt Martinello.Martinello earned the honour for his play from May 14th through May 20th . During that stretch  Martinello scored 1  breakaway goal, scooped up 17 ground balls and made 12 clears in three Clippers wins last week.

The 19-year-old, 5′ 10″ and 200 pound Martinello is in his third year with the Clippers. Matt’s ability to pick up loose balls and his transition play have become valuable assets to the Clippers scheme.

Martinello and the Clippers will welcome in the London Blue Devils to Forest Glade Arena Friday night, May 24th,  at  7:300 pm. for the first of a three game home stand. On Saturday night the Owen Sound North Stars will come calling for a 7:00 pm tilt at Forest Glade. Following that the Clippers will entertain the Wallaceburg Red Devils on Wednesday, May 29th at 7:30 pm. The Clippers are currently riding a five game winning streak and are atop the Far West division with a 6-1 record.


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Ian Shalapata
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