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Sarnia Sting scout brings Leafs Nation to Stoney Point
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Sarnia Sting scout brings Leafs Nation to Stoney Point
Cynthia Burk
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Stoney Point - Jan. 18, 2018: Tristan Burk is surrounded by his classmates at Our Lady of the Annunciation in Stoney Point. Jim Rauth, a scout with the OHL's Sarnia Sting surprised Tristan with an autographed photo from Windsor native and Toronto Maple Leaf, Matt Martin. We want to thank Jim for his thoughtfulness and for bringing a smile to our faces and hearts with his wonderful surprise. FULL STORY



Spits Stung by High Flying Offence
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Spits Stung by High Flying Offence
Lindsey Blake
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Windsor - Jan. 12, 2018: The Windsor Spitfires were stung early, by an high flying Sarnia offense, skating to a 5-3 defeat in front of 4,538 fans at the WFCU centre. The Ontario Hockey league trade deadline passed on Wednesday. Windsor and Sarnia went in opposite directions of the trade spectrum. Sarnia added experienced veterans Jonathan Ang, Cam Dineen and Michael Pezzetta, all NHL draft picks FULL STORY



Senators send Brown back to Windsor
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Senators send Brown back to Windsor
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Windsor Spitfires

Windsor - Oct. 25, 2017: Logan Brown is set to make his return to the Spitfires. The Ottawa Senators announced this morning they've reassigned the 19-year-old centre and 2017 Memorial Cup champion back to Windsor. Brown played four games for the Senators out of training camp, registering his first NHL point on October 22nd against the Toronto Maple Leafs FULL STORY



Luchuk and the Spits inspired by the raising of the banner, in a celebratory win over rivals London
Luchuk and the Spits inspired by the raising of the banner, in a celebratory win over rivals London
Lindsey Blake
HometownHockey.ca

Windsor - Oct. 13, 2017: 4,870 Windsor Spitfires fans were treated to a pre-game and post-game celebration in a 3-1 win over rivals London Knights. During the pre-game raising of the Memorial Cup championship banner, the London Knights opted not to participate in the ceremonies to add salt, to their still healing, wounds. The Knights went into the 2016-2017 season, with high expectations and an highly skilled roster of advancing to the 2017 Memorial Cup hosted by Windsor. FULL STORY



Penalty Kill helps Spits top Knights in London
Penalty Kill helps Spits top Knights in London
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WindsorSpitfires.com

London - Sep. 22, 2017: Saddled with five penalties in the third period, the penalty kill came up huge for the visiting Spitfires in a big, 5-2 win over the Knights at Bud Gardens on Friday night. Windsor (2-0-0-0) killed six penalties in all and is now a perfect 12-for-12 to start the season, fending off chance after chance by a London (0-1-0-0) team never led in its 2017-18 season and home opener. FULL STORY



Spitfires Home Opening win sparked by young guns late rally
Spitfires Home Opening win sparked by young guns late rally
Lindsey Blake
HometownHockey.ca

Windsor - Sep. 22, 2017: The Windsor Spitfires skated to a 3-1 opening game victory over the Saginaw Spirit on Thursday night, in front of 5,083 fans at the WFCU centre. The atmosphere was electric while Captain Aaron Luchuk raised the Memorial Cup for the fans before puck drop. The fourteen new faces on the roster looked jittery and did take some time for the new young guns, to work on all cylinders. FULL STORY



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D'Amico and Frasca commit, Spits roster trimmed
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Windsor Spitfires

Windsor - Aug. 31, 2017: Windsor Spitfires General Manager Warren Rychel has agreed to terms on standard Ontario Hockey League Player and Education packages with forwards Daniel D'Amico and Jordan Frasca. Additionally, Rychel has trimmed his training camp roster to 27 after releasing 13 more players following tonight's Blue-White game. FULL STORY



Free parking in former “Lear Lot” at Sunday
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Free parking in former “Lear Lot” at Sunday's Spits game
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Windsor Spitfires

Windsor - Apr. 2, 2017: Fans are invited to take advantage of free parking in the former “Lear Lot” adjacent to the WFCU Centre as we host Game Six of the Western Conference quarter-final with the London Knights Sunday at 2pm. FULL STORY



Spitfires are Knott backing down from defending Champs
Spitfires are Knott backing down from defending Champs
Chris Savard
HometownHockey.ca

Windsor - Mar. 30, 2017: The Windsor Spitfires have pushed the defending Memorial Cup Champion London Knights to the brink of elimination with an exciting 3-2 overtime win. The Spits now take a commanding 3-1 series lead with them into Game 5 Friday night at the Budweiser Gardens. Chicago Blackhawks prospect Graham Knott was the hero of the night scoring both the game’s first and last goals. His biggest came at 5:58 of OT to give the Spitfires a 3-2 win over the Knights before 5,302 at the WFCU Centre. FULL STORY



Spits take a 2-1 series lead, with a game winning goal by Vilardi
Spits take a 2-1 series lead, with a game winning goal by Vilardi
Lindsey Blake
HometownHockey.ca

Windsor - Mar. 29, 2017: The Windsor Spitfires skated to a 3-1 victory over the London Knights on Tuesday night, to take a 2-1 series lead, in front of 3,990 fans at the WFCU centre. With Jeremiah Addison serving game one, of his two game suspensions, Gabriel Vilardi picked up most of the slack with a great performance. FULL STORY



Windsor Spitfires issue statement on OHL Ruling
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Windsor Spitfires issue statement on OHL Ruling
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Windsor Spitfires

Windsor - Mar. 28, 2017: In relation to the Ontario Hockey's League disciplinary ruling announced earlier today, neither General Manager Warren Rychel or Head Coach Rocky Thompson will be able to comment in advance of the scheduled meeting with league officials on Friday. FULL STORY



OHL fines Windsor Spitfires $7,500
OHL fines Windsor Spitfires $7,500
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Ontario Hockey League

Toronto - Mar. 28, 2017: The Ontario Hockey League today announced the results of a further review of incidents which took place as part of the playoff game played in London on the 26th of March, 2017, involving the Knights and the visiting Windsor Spitfires Hockey Club. It is the position of the League that the post-game media comments made by Windsor Spitfires Head Coach Rocky Thompson were most inappropriate and detrimental to the welfare of the League. FULL STORY



Addison suspended two games
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Addison suspended two games
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Ontario Hockey League

Toronto - Mar. 27, 2017: The Ontario Hockey League today announced the results of a review of an incident which took place in a playoff game played in London on the 26th of March, 2017 involving the Knights and the visiting Windsor Spitfires Hockey Club. Based on a review of the incident, it is the position of the League that player Jeremiah Addison shall be suspended for two (2) games effective immediately. FULL STORY



Spitfires deliver a real ouchie to Generals
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Spitfires deliver a real ouchie to Generals
Chris Savard
HometownHockey.ca

Windsor - Feb. 9, 2017: It wasn’t the homecoming that Windsor business man and Oshawa Generals Owner Rocco Tullio was hoping for Thursday night. The Windsor Spitfires scored a lopsided 7-1 victory over the Gens in front of 4,936 fans at the WFCU Centre. With the win, Windsor improves to 20-3-1-0 on home ice in Canada’s south and Oshawa falls to .500 with an 11-11-3-2 road record FULL STORY



CHL issues statement on Quebec City shooting
CHL issues statement on Quebec City shooting
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CHL

Quebec City - Jan. 29, 2017: On behalf of the CHL, OHL, WHL and QMJHL, our thoughts are with the family and friends of those affected by the shooting in Quebec City Sunday evening. All Top Prospect players and staff in Quebec City are safe and accounted for. FULL STORY



Spits snap losing skid with win over Bulldogs
Spits snap losing skid with win over Bulldogs
Chris Savard
HometownHockey.ca

Windsor - Jan. 29, 2017: The Windsor Spitfires skated to a 5-3 victory over the Hamilton Bulldogs on Sunday night in front of 4,784 fans at the WFCU Centre. The Spits were without star goaltender Michael DiPietro, NHL first rounders Logan Brown and Logan Stanley, NHL drafted Jeremiah Addison and NHL prospect Gabe Vilardi. Two LaSalle Vipers players, Maddux Rychel and Brett Primeau, jumped into the OHL lineup tonight. FULL STORY



Spits fans encouraged to take shuttle on Sunday
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Spits fans encouraged to take shuttle on Sunday
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Windsor Spitfires

Windsor - Oct. 8, 2016: The Windsor Spitfires are expecting a big crowd for Sunday afternoon's game (2:05) against the London Knights. Fans are encouraged to arrive at the WFCU Centre early and to consider taking a shuttle. Transit Windsor service from Tecumseh Mall is available starting 90 minutes before the game and there are free shuttles from Average Joe's, Johnny Shotz and The Spitfire Pub. FULL STORY



Power play lifts Spitfires in Mississauga
Power play lifts Spitfires in Mississauga
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Windsor Spitfires

Mississauga - Sep. 30, 2016: Four power play goals – including three in a 2:59 stretch of the first period – lifted the Windsor Spitfires to a 4-1 win at the Hershey Centre against the Mississauga Steelheads on Friday night. Cole Purboo (4), Cole Carter (3) and Aaron Luchuk (3) broke up a scoreless first period on the man-advantage and Logan Brown assisted on all four Windsor (3-1-0-0) goals. FULL STORY



Spits cant pull off third straight comeback, fall to Soo 3-1
Spits cant pull off third straight comeback, fall to Soo 3-1
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Windsor Spitfires

Windsor - Sep. 29, 2016: Rookie Barrett Hayton’s first Ontario Hockey League goal turned out to be the winner, as the Soo Greyhounds beat the Windsor Spitfires 3-1 on Thursday night at the WFCU Centre. The loss was the first of the season for Windsor (2-1-0-0), which got its only goal on the night from rookie Cole Purboo – his third in as many games and 25 saves from Mikey DiPietro. FULL STORY



Spits roar back to go 2-0
Spits roar back to go 2-0
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Windsor Spitfires

Sault. Ste. Marie - Sep. 24, 2016: The Windsor Spitfires exploded for five goals in the third period, overcoming a 2-0 deficit for a huge, 5-2 win in Sault Ste Marie on Friday night. The Spits will head home to host the Greyhounds on Thursday night at the WFCU Centre. FULL STORY



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