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Brodeur to the Toronto Maple Leafs?
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Brodeur to the Toronto Maple Leafs?

Oct. 18, 2014: During Friday night’s Leafs/Wings broadcast it was pointed out that Lefs GM Dave Nonis was in Edmonton, leading to speculation that there may be some trade winds blowing. Could there be a play that involves James Reimer, Nail Yakupov and Martin Brodeur? FULL STORY

Maple Leafs fall to Red Wings, Kozun Injured
Maple Leafs fall to Red Wings, Kozun Injured

Oct. 18, 2014: If you’re a Toronto Maple Leafs or Detroit Red Wings fan, you had Friday’s game circled on your calendar. The first of a home and home weekend series between two old rivals was sure to be an entertaining affair. The Leafs came out with all cylinders firing, and for a good part of the first period the play was in the Detroit zone. FULL STORY

Staal to Toronto? Too High A Price
Staal to Toronto? Too High A Price

Oct. 15, 2014: In a recent column, my esteemed colleague Chris Savard would have Carolina Hurricane’s Eric Staal looking all blue and white for the princely sum of Tyler Bozak or Nazem Kadri, and Jake Gardiner as well as a first round draft pick. While I would love to see Staal doing what he does with a Maple Leafs crest on his sweater, I say no way. FULL STORY

SNAPSHOT - Menacing storm clouds anyone?
SNAPSHOT - Menacing storm clouds anyone?

Jun. 19, 2014: Menacing storm clouds anyone? This photo was taken looking east from Home Depot lot near Walker at 5 pm on Wednesday night. You read it here first...I am guaranteeing no rain again this weekend! FULL STORY

SNAPSHOT - Carlos Santana Rocks Caesars Windsor
SNAPSHOT - Carlos Santana Rocks Caesars Windsor

Jun. 11, 2014: Two words: Carlos. Santana. If you like music, you know who I’m talking about. Santana is a legend, and he has been entertaining audiences for years. From the early days of Black Magic Woman, Evil Ways and Oye Como Va, Santana has remained one of the most successful acts in rock history. FULL STORY

2014 OHL Priority Selection Draft results
2014 OHL Priority Selection Draft results

Apr. 8, 2014: The first round of the OHL Priority Selection Draft proved to be exciting and entertaining, as did the remaining rounds of the draft. OHL clubs acquired plenty of young talent, and each drafted player will look to give their all in the upcoming season. Windsor Spitfires were fortunate to acquire defenceman Logan Stanley with their first overall pick. FULL STORY

Windsor Spitfires
Windsor Spitfires' draft day selections

Apr. 6, 2014: The 2014 OHL Priority Selection Draft took place this past weekend, and the Windsor Spitfires' brass made sure to address particular holes in the team's depth chart. Yale defenceman Nick Chauvin was one of many acquisitions for the Spits, which supported the theme of drafting for the backend. The Spitfires would end the draft acquiring seven forwards, four defencemen, and two goaltenders. FULL STORY

Local boy on dream trip
Local boy on dream trip

Apr. 1, 2014: A moment as heartfelt as they come. Windsor local Kameron Seguin, a diehard hockey fan, will have the trip of a lifetime when he visits New York to meet New Jersey Devils members, past and present. Seguin is another individual to receive an experience from the Sunshine Foundation. The Devils organization has been nothing but supportive in helping the young Windsorite in achieving his dream. This is yet another reason why we love sports. FULL STORY

Hedley rocks the WFCU Centre
Hedley rocks the WFCU Centre

Mar. 5, 2014: Windsor’s WFCU Centre was the place to be Saturday night, as the venue welcomed the popular British Columbia band Hedley. The WFCU Centre has had many great Canadian bands grace its’ stage in the past few years, including Great Big Sea, Three Days Grace, Big Wreck and Canadian icon Neil Young to name a few. FULL STORY

Mickey Renaud - Our Captain Forever
Mickey Renaud - Our Captain Forever

Feb. 17, 2014: Tuesday, February 18th marks the sixth anniversary of the passing of former Windsor Spitfires captain Mickey Renaud. The Spitfires game Tuesday night against the London Knights is dedicated to the memory of one of the most popular players in the history of franchise. His untimely passing sent shockwaves through Windsor’s tight knit hockey community, and the Spitfires honour Mickey every season with a game played on February 18th. FULL STORY

11Kevin Siddall passes
12Winter Classic Alumni game brings back childhood memories
13SNAPSHOT - Styx rocks Caesars Windsor
14Meatloaf Monday - Spits enjoy perfect weekend!
15Say a prayer for Kevin Siddall and his family
16Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons at Caesars Windsor
17Meatloaf Monday - Spits retro jersey on Christmas list
18Kevin Siddall Benefit Hockey Game set for tonight
19Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons set to rock Caesars Windsor
20Ruth Cragg - Toronto Maple Leafs Super fan
21Random Thoughts for Meat Loaf Monday
22Hockey Night in Columbus
23The Wanted leave fans Wanting More!
24Winter Classic Guest Column - Yzerman a fan favourite
26SNAPSHOT - So You Think You Can Dance
27SNAPSHOT - Colorado Avalanche prospect Pickard, first class guy
28SNAPSHOT - Da Bears!
29Wozniak cries foul
30Windsor Spitfires to kick off 2013-14 Season
31Mickey Renaud and his Legacy, Part Three
32Mickey Renaud and his Legacy, Part Two
33Mickey Renaud and his Legacy, Part One
34The Great Trade, and Ten Others!
35Stop the Presses!  Sid the Kid did nothing wrong
36One on One with Kerby Rychel
37SNAPSHOT - Journey Rocks Caesars Windsor
38SNAPSHOT - A Good Week for a Cold One!
39SNAPSHOT - Alice Cooper, Love him to Death
40Vincent Lecavalier to Maple Leafs?
41Lecavalier to Leafs?
42Leafs Looming Crease Battle
43SNAPSHOT - Papa Cheney
44SNAPSHOT - Carnival is in town, as Summerfest kicks off
45University of Windsor Convocation 2013
46SNAPSHOT - Spits host annual Mini-Camp
47One on one with Curtis Joseph
48Curtis Joseph Visits Windsor
49Leafs out, Bruins advance
50Ken Dryden Not The Bad Guy

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