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
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
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
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
Windsor - Sep. 22, 2016: The Windsor Spitfires launched their road to the Memorial Cup season with a 4-1 win over the Erie Otters in front of 5,418 fans at the WFCU Centre. Shaun Bily opened the scoring for Erie at 8:53 of the first period. It was all Spitfires from there on with goals from Cole Carter, Cole Purboo and Aaron Luchuk to give the home team a 3-1 lead after 20 minutes. Hayden McCool rounded out the scoring for the home squad in the third period. FULL STORY
Windsor - Sep. 9, 2016: General Manager Warren Rychel is pleased to announce the Windsor Spitfires and
goaltender Lucas Patton have agreed to a standard Ontario Hockey League player and
education package. Patton, a 6'1, 181-pound native of Waterloo, Ontario, is a product of the Toronto
Marlboros AAA system, and spent part of the 2015-16 season with the Newmarket
Hurricanes of the OJHL. FULL STORY
Windsor - Aug. 18, 2016: The Canadian Hockey League in association with the Windsor Spitfires and the Host Organizing Committee for the 2017 Mastercard Memorial Cup are proud to unveil the official logo for next year’s championship. The prestigious national championship returns to the city of Windsor for the first time since 1981, an event that featured three teams including the champion Cornwall Royals (QMJHL), the Kitchener Rangers (OHL), and the Victoria Cougars (WHL). FULL STORY
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Windsor - May. 2, 2016: this morning’s long awaited
announcement that the Windsor Spitfires will play host to the 2017 MasterCard
Memorial Cup. In a press release from the Spits, OHL Commissioner David Branch
was quoted as saying “The city of Windsor and Essex County is home to some of
the most passionate fans in the entire Canadian Hockey League.” Commissioner
Branch is right. We love our hockey, and we love our Spitfires. Think back to May
2010 when the Spits won their second Memorial Cup in a row. FULL STORY
Windsor - May. 2, 2016: The Ontario Hockey League today announced, on behalf of the 2017 MasterCard Memorial Cup Site Selection Committee, that the Windsor Spitfires Hockey Club will host the 2017 MasterCard Memorial Cup. 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