Kingston - Feb. 21, 2015: The Kingston Frontenacs were given word earlier today that Sam
Bennett has been assigned to the OHL team by the Calgary Flames for the
remainder of the 2014-15 season. A decision has yet to be made on when he will join the lineup. FULL STORY
Windsor - Feb. 21, 2015: Slater Doggett's goal at 17:05 of the third period lifted the Spits to a hard-fought, 2-1 win over the Whalers Friday night at Compuware Arena.
The win moved Windsor (23-30-2-1) into a tie for eighth place and the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, thanks to Ottawa's 4-1 win over the Spirit in the nation's capital. And it ends a quarter-century old rivalry with the Plymouth franchise, which has been sold to a new ownership group that will play out of Flint, Michigan starting next season. FULL STORY
Windsor - Feb. 18, 2015: The Spitfires host the Plymouth Whalers for the final time as we honour the life and legacy of Our Captain Forever, Mickey Renaud, at the WFCU Centre (7:05). Game sponsor Sutherland Global Services will be on-hand to present the annual Mickey Renaud Memorial Scholarship to this year's student athlete recipients during a pregame ceremony that will also include a video tribute to Mickey and a salute to his parents, Mark and Jane Renaud. FULL STORY
Oshawa - Feb. 7, 2015: Matt Mistele scored twice as the Oshawa Generals became the first Canadian Hockey League team to officially clinch a playoff spot with a 5-2 win over the Windsor Spitfires before a crowd of 5,451 at the GM Centre Friday night. FULL STORY
Plymouth - Jan. 14, 2015: Mike Vellucci, Governor of the Ontario Hockey League’s Plymouth Whalers, today announced that team owner Peter Karmanos Jr. and the owner of IMS Hockey Corporation, Rolf Nilsen, have entered into a purchase agreement to transfer ownership of the Ontario Hockey League franchise. FULL STORY
Kitchener - Dec. 10, 2014: Brent Pedersen scored a pair of goals and added an assist to lead the Kitchener Rangers to a 7-4 victory over the Erie Otters on Tuesday night. Liam Maaskant scored the teddy bear goal in the Rangers' 20th Annual Teddy Bear Toss, which collected a team-record 9,882 stuffed animals. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Dec. 9, 2014: There are rumours circulating south western Ontario and various Ontario Hockey League circles that the Plymouth Whalers are looking to move out of Michigan to a small Canadian city. The city of Chatham has been rumoured as a potential landing spot for the Whalers. Cornwall Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy and his Council should move quickly and make a call to explore the possible return of the Cornwall Royals. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 23, 2014: Mitchell Marner and Max Domi led a first period onslaught, as the London Knights scored early and often on their way to an 8-2 win over the Windsor Spitfires at the WFCU Centre on Saturday night.
Both Marner and Domi, who reside in the Top-5 of the OHL scoring race, scored twice and added an assist in the opening 20, as the Knights took a 4-0 lead to the room. FULL STORY
Kitchener - Nov. 22, 2014: Brent Pedersen's goal with just 1:43 to play spoiled a brilliant, 38-save effort by Brendan Johnston, as the Kitchener Rangers squeaked out a 2-1 win over the Windsor Spitfires Friday night at The Kitchener Memorial Auditorium. Johnston made 15 saves in a scoreless first period, 12 in the second and 11 in the third. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 21, 2014: General Manager Warren Rychel announced today the club has traded overage left winger Chris Marchese to the Guelph Storm. The deal also sees Windsor's 10th Round pick in 2017 head to Guelph, while Windsor recoups its 3rd Round selection in 2017, previously dealt to the Storm. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 16, 2014: Windsor native Anthony Salinitri scored the winner, as the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds beat the Windsor Spitfires 4-2 Sunday afternoon in front of 5,110 at the WFCU Centre. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 14, 2014: General Manager Warren Rychel has traded C/W Josh Ho-Sang to the
In exchange, the Spitfires receive 1997-born Hayden McCool, along with
Niagara's 2nd Round picks in the 2016, 2018 and 2019 OHL Priority
Selections. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 5, 2014: President and Head Coach Bob Boughner announced today the club has named
third-year defenceman Patrick Sanvido as it's new captain.
In addition, Chris Marchese and Slater Doggett have been tabbed as assistant
captains, while Trevor Murphy (home) and Cristiano DiGiacinto (away) will
rotate wearing an 'A'. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 3, 2014: The Windsor Spitfires Hockey Club is proud to announce it will retire a trio of #14s during a very special two games in the month of January, 2015. Saturday, January 17th, the club will honour all-time great defenceman Ed Jovanovski, as it takes on the Kitchener Rangers. Sunday, January 25th, Steve Ott and Adam Henrique will be honoured, as the Sarnia Sting visit the WFCU Centre. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 1, 2014: The Toronto Maple Leafs won their second game in a row last night in Columbus, and I already know what you’re thinking. The two teams they beat were the lowly (I could have said hapless) Buffalo Sabres and the injury riddled Blue Jackets. But as a Leafs fan you take the positive anywhere you can. And for the last two games the boys have played solid hockey, regardless of the opponent. FULL STORY
Guelph - Oct. 25, 2014: Pius Suter scored three times and Justin Nichols made 35 saves, as the
Guelph Storm topped the Windsor Spitfires 5-2 Friday night at the Sleeman Centre. The Spits look to snap a four-game losing streak Saturday night as they host the Mississauga Steelheads. Gametime is 7:05 at the WFCU Centre. FULL STORY
Barrie - Oct. 19, 2014: Joseph Blandisi had two goals and an assist, leading the Barrie Colts to a 7-4 win over the Windsor Spitfires at the Molson Centre on Saturday night. The Spits wrap their two-game Central Ontario road trip Sunday afternoon in Owen Sound. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Oct. 18, 2014: Growing up as a Cornwall Royals fan, I remember the intense rivalry they had with the Ottawa 67’s. I also remember feeling frustrated at how good Brian Kilrea and his team were on many nights. Last night, Killer was behind the Ottawa bench for another game to celebrate his 80th birthday. A classy move by the Ottawa 67’s to say the least. FULL STORY
Windsor - Oct. 17, 2014: Josh Ho-Sang scored two breakaway goals in his first game of the season, including the game winner, as the Windsor Spitfires outlasted the Saginaw Spirit, 8-5, at the WFCU Centre Thursday night. FULL STORY
Windsor - Oct. 15, 2014: Chris Marchese is Hummazing Player of the Week for the period ended Sunday, October 12th. In two games last week, Marchese had three goals and a +1 rating, as the Spits went 1-1. Marchese and the Spitfires (2-4-0-0) are getting ready for their first three-game week and mutli-game road trip of the season; hosting the Saginaw Spirit (Thursday), before heading Northeast, with stops in Barrie (Saturday) and Owen Sound (Sunday). FULL STORY
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