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
Windsor - Jan. 30, 2016: Tonight, the Windsor Spitfires raised the number six worn by Ryan Ellis to the rafters - the greatest honour a player can receive from his former team. His numbers rank him as the all-time leading scoring amongst defencemen in Spitfire history. In his introduction tonight, he was described as being the most decorated rearguard to ever don a Windsor jersey. FULL STORY
Burlington - Jun. 22, 2015: At this point, the only concerns about Mitch Marner are his size and the concussion he suffered at the end of the year. His late season injury seems to have raised some questions about his durability, given his tenacious style of play. Let me remind people. This is a guy who has missed only 9 games the last two years, and some of those were not from injury. FULL STORY
Burlington - May. 18, 2015: With the OHL season technically done (Memorial Cup starts May 22), it's time to shift our focus to the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. My final rankings are complete and I'll start releasing my top 50 after the Victoria Day weekend. As a precursor to that, I thought it would be fun to take a look at the players who have made the biggest jump in the rankings this year. Whether it be a strong finish to the regular season, a great push in the playoffs, or a big performance at the Under 18's, these guys completed their seasons the right way. And there's no question that scouts take notice of that. 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
Windsor - Mar. 27, 2014: I feel compelled to comment on these last playoff days for our Windsor Spitfires, understanding that some fans, season ticket holders included choose not to attend and support our team because"they aren't going to make it" Windsor plays the London Knights tonight in Game four of their playoff series. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 27, 2014: Following the loss to the London Knights Tuesday night, Windsor Spitfires' President and Head Coach Bob Boughner issued a statement regarding the situation with goaltender Dalen Kuchmey, who left Tuesday's game unexpectedly. Windsor trails London 3-0 in the opening series of the 2013/14 OHL playoffs. The Spits will look to extend their postseason when they host the Knights Thursday, March 27th. FULL STORY
London - Mar. 23, 2014: Nikita Zadorov scored twice and added two assists, as the London Knights doubled the Windsor Spitfires 6-3 on Saturday night in Game Two of their Best-of-7 Western Conference quarter-final. Alex Fotinos made 47 saves in a losing cause for Windsor, which returns to Windsor for Game Three on Tuesday night down 2-0 in the series. FULL STORY
London - Mar. 22, 2014: Gemel Smith had a goal and two assists and 11 different Knights hit the scoresheet, as the London Knights took Game One in a 6-1 win over the Windsor Spitfires on Friday night at the Budweiser Gardens. Game Two goes Saturday night at the Budweiser Gardens. Gametime is 7:05. FULL STORY
Windsor - 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
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