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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

Kevin Siddall passes
Kevin Siddall passes

Feb. 4, 2014: Kevin Siddall passed away this morning at the age of fourteen. The young, multi-sport athlete was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma last summer and fought a brave battle. Kevin was more than an athlete, though. He was a son, grandson, nephew, brother, cousin and friend. And he will be missed by many. FULL STORY

Winter Classic Alumni game brings back childhood memories
Winter Classic Alumni game brings back childhood memories

Jan. 5, 2014: When I was a kid my friends and I played ice hockey outside. For hours. In the cold and snow. We were soaked to the skin and freezing, but we didn’t care. It was hockey. And we loved playing it. We played outside because we didn’t know anything different. The memories of those outdoor rink days came flooding back (no pun intended) to me at Comerica Park last week during the Hockeytown Winter Festival. FULL STORY

SNAPSHOT - Styx rocks Caesars Windsor
SNAPSHOT - Styx rocks Caesars Windsor

Dec. 29, 2013: Caesars Windsor was pleased to present another classic rock giant Friday night when Styx took the stage at the Colosseum. Led by original members Tommy Shaw and James Young, the line-up is rounded out by Lawrence Gowan, Todd Sucherman and Ricky Phillips. FULL STORY

Meatloaf Monday - Spits enjoy perfect weekend!
Meatloaf Monday - Spits enjoy perfect weekend!

Nov. 18, 2013: To celebrate a perfect weekend (well done, boys!!), today’s Meatloaf Monday column is devoted entirely to the Windsor Spitfires. The Spits are on a roll. After going 3-0 this weekend, they find themselves only six points out of first place in the West Division, with a game in hand. Goaltender Alex Fotinos has continued his strong play since being acquired earlier this season, and over the weekend posted a 1.67 GAA. FULL STORY

Say a prayer for Kevin Siddall and his family
Say a prayer for Kevin Siddall and his family

Nov. 15, 2013: Last Saturday night the LaSalle Sabres ’99 and Windsor Junior Spitfires ’99 Bantam Hockey AA teams held a benefit game in support of Windsor teen Kevin Siddall. Kevin is the son of former Detroit Tigers catcher Joe Siddall and his wife Dr. Tamara Siddall, and was recently diagnosed with non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Since August, the 14 year old has been receiving blood transfusions and other medical procedures in both Toronto and London. FULL STORY

11Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons at Caesars Windsor
12Meatloaf Monday - Spits retro jersey on Christmas list
13Kevin Siddall Benefit Hockey Game set for tonight
14Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons set to rock Caesars Windsor
15Ruth Cragg - Toronto Maple Leafs Super fan
16Random Thoughts for Meat Loaf Monday
17Hockey Night in Columbus
18The Wanted leave fans Wanting More!
19Winter Classic Guest Column - Yzerman a fan favourite
21SNAPSHOT - So You Think You Can Dance
22SNAPSHOT - Colorado Avalanche prospect Pickard, first class guy
23SNAPSHOT - Da Bears!
24Wozniak cries foul
25Windsor Spitfires to kick off 2013-14 Season
26Mickey Renaud and his Legacy, Part Three
27Mickey Renaud and his Legacy, Part Two
28Mickey Renaud and his Legacy, Part One
29The Great Trade, and Ten Others!
30Stop the Presses!  Sid the Kid did nothing wrong
31One on One with Kerby Rychel
32SNAPSHOT - Journey Rocks Caesars Windsor
33SNAPSHOT - A Good Week for a Cold One!
34SNAPSHOT - Alice Cooper, Love him to Death
35Vincent Lecavalier to Maple Leafs?
36Lecavalier to Leafs?
37Leafs Looming Crease Battle
38SNAPSHOT - Papa Cheney
39SNAPSHOT - Carnival is in town, as Summerfest kicks off
40University of Windsor Convocation 2013
41SNAPSHOT - Spits host annual Mini-Camp
42One on one with Curtis Joseph
43Curtis Joseph Visits Windsor
44Leafs out, Bruins advance
45Ken Dryden Not The Bad Guy
46Tim Bits - Burke’s whipping boy Kadri on pace for 48 goals
47Bye, Bye Burkie
48NHL, NHLPA don
49Detroit deserves to dance in the streets like 1984
50SNAPSHOT - Teachers protest in front of Dwight Duncan

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