Windsor - Sep. 29, 2014: A late goal from Matthew Hotchkiss lifted the Guelph Storm to a 2-1
win over the Windsor Spitfires in front of 4,441 at the WFCU Centre Sunday afternoon. Rookie centre Logan Brown opened the scoring, burying a loose puck past Storm goaltender Justin Nichols (28 saves) on a late first period powerplay, sending the Spitfires to the room with a 1-0 lead after 20 minutes. FULL STORY
Windsor - Sep. 27, 2014: Connor McDavid and the Erie Otters denied the Windsor Spitfires a win in the club's home opener Friday, scoring once and adding two assists in a 5-2 decision at the WFCU Centre.
The Spitfires will look to rebound Sunday afternoon, as they host the Guelph Storm, who lost their opener to the Belleville Bulls tonight.
Windsor - Sep. 13, 2014: Jordan Kyrou and Ryan Vendramin each score twice, as the Sarnia Sting doubled the Windsor Spitfires, 4-2, in the back half of a home-and-home series between the clubs Friday night at the RBC Centre FULL STORY
Windsor - Sep. 3, 2014: Windsor Spitfires General Manager Warren Rychel is pleased to announce the club has acquired overager Slater Doggett from the Kingston Frontenacs in return for London's 12th Round Pick in 2015. Doggett is expected to report to the Spitfires tomorrow, but is not expected to dress for the club's pre-season home opener against Plymouth. FULL STORY
Windsor - Sep. 1, 2014: General Manager Warren Rychel is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Manchurek to the Windsor Spitfires organization, signing the Tecumseh native to a standard OHL player agreement. Rychel also announced the club's roster has been trimmed to 24.
The club has released John Jeffries, Chris Cobham, Cameron Hughes and Brody Milne, while assigning Daniel Mainella, Eli Billing and Nick Gauvin to the LaSalle Vipers. FULL STORY
Windsor - Aug. 26, 2014: Spitfires Vice-President and General Manager Warren Rychel is very pleased to announce the club has acquired top prospect Logan Brown from the Niagara IceDogs. Originally a first-round selection (6th overall, 2014 OHL Priority Selection) of the IceDogs, Brown is a highly-touted, 6'5, 210-pound centre from Chesterfield, Missouri. FULL STORY
Windsor - Aug. 1, 2014: General Manager Warren Rychel and Head Coach Bob Boughner announced the club has signed Luke Kirwan during a media conference this morning at the WFCU Centre.
Originally Guelph's second round pick (#32 overall) in the 2013 OHL Priority Selection, the Spitfires acquired the rights to the 1997-born native of Syracuse, New York last month, in a deal that saw a pair of second round selections (2018 and 2019) head to the Storm. FULL STORY
Oshawa - Aug. 1, 2014: The Oshawa Generals announced today that they will officially retire John Tavares’ number “91” in a ceremony at the 2014-15 season home opener on Sunday, September 28 at the General Motors Centre in Oshawa, Ontario.
Tavares joined the Oshawa Generals in 2005 at the age of 15, after being granted exceptional status by the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). FULL STORY
Mississauga - Jul. 24, 2014: The Mississauga Steelheads of the Ontario Hockey League are proud to announce that they have reached a new four year lease agreement with the City of Mississauga that will keep the Steelheads at the Hershey Centre for four more exciting seasons. FULL STORY
Plymouth - Jul. 17, 2014: Plymouth Whalers general manager Mark Craig today announced the hiring of Whalers alum John Vigilante as the team’s new assistant coach. Vigilante joins head coach Don Elland behind the Whalers bench in 2014-15.
Peterborough - Jul. 11, 2014: The Peterborough Petes are excited to announce that Jody Hull has been named Head Coach for Team Canada at the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka Under-18 Tournament to be held in Slovakia and the Czech Republic from August 11-16, 2014. Hull was initially named an Assistant Coach for the team in June, but following the Texas Stars’ hiring of Derek Laxdal, Hull has been promoted to U-18 Head Coach. FULL STORY
Kitchener - Jul. 11, 2014: The Ontario Hockey League today announced the exhibition game schedule for the 2014-15 season.
The Kitchener Rangers pre-season schedule includes seven games, including a meeting with the Mississauga Steelheads at the annual Fan Fest on Sunday, August 31. The team will host a trio of games at The Aud, including Friday, September 5 against the Niagara IceDogs and close the exhibition season with a home game against the Sudbury Wolves on Wednesday, September 17, just one week before the launch of the 2014-15 regular season. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jul. 11, 2014: 2014 CHL Import Draft pick Markus Soberg has agreed to join the Windsor Spitfires for the 2014-15 season. The news was confirmed today by General Manager Warren Rychel, who travelled to Columbus with Spitfires President and Head Coach Bob Boughner to meet Soberg and his agent, in hopes of a deal. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jul. 11, 2014: On Friday, August 15th, a committee led by Bob and Jenn Boughner will host a Black Tie TailGate event at the WFCU Centre in support of Transition To Betterness and the community efforts of the Windsor Spitfires Foundation. The event will feature Nashville country music sensation Jake Maurer, great food and fun, along with Spits alumni
including: Steve Ott, Mike Weber, Taylor Hall, Zack Kassian, Cam Fowler, Adam Henrique and Eric Wellwood. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jul. 4, 2014: With the 29th pick in the 2014 CHL Import Draft, the Windsor Spitfires selected Markus Soberg, of Oslo, Norway, from Vastras Frolunda of the Swedish J20 Super Elit league. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jul. 4, 2014: General Manager Warren Rychel is pleased to announce prospect Nick Gauvin has committed to the club, joining the Windsor Spitfires by signing a standard player agreement and education package. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jun. 26, 2014: Through the Player Transfer Process instituted by the OHL, the Windsor Spitfires have been successful in claiming centreman Brandon Shea from the QMJHL. The eighteen year old brings size to the centre position, and the Spitfires are hoping this addition will provide the team with an edge when battling in front of the crease, as well as a player who can get back to help on 'd'. Only time will tell, but for us at HometownHockey, we are excited to see how the team does next season. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jun. 26, 2014: The Windsor Spitfires have released their 2014-15 season schedule. This upcoming campaign will begin with a slew of home games, with five of the first six being played at the WFCU Centre. Fans will have plenty of opportunities to see the Spits play in October and February as the team will host more opponents during these months than any other during the season. With plenty of new faces, as well as hometown favourites, the Spitfires should come out firing on all cylinders and give Windsor fans something to cheer about. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jun. 24, 2014: The Windsor Spitfires have added depth to their blue line by acquiring free agent defenseman Jalen Chatfield. The club will look to Chatfield to help fill some of the voids found in the Spitfires defence. The mobile defender has been pleasantly received by the Spitfires organization, who hope that the young player will get acquainted with league play quickly and efficiently. FULL STORY
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