Syracuse - Mar. 27, 2015: The Syracuse Crunch have signed forward Cristiano DiGiacinto to an amateur tryout contract, Crunch general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. DiGiacinto, 19, was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the sixth round, 170th overall, at the 2014 NHL Draft. The Hamilton, Ontario native stands 5 feet 11 inches, weighs 196 pounds and shoots left. FULL STORY
Oshawa - Mar. 23, 2015: Hockey Canada , in collaboration with the Canadian Hockey League and Hockey Canada Program of Excellence management group today announced that Oshawa Generals Head Coach, DJ Smith has been selected as an Assistant Coach of Canada’s National Junior Team. The Oshawa Generals would like to congratulate DJ on this accomplishment and wish him and Team Canada all the best in their quest for gold. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 1, 2015: Every once in a while, you think of a cool shot that you'd like to take. When three of this season's Spitfires lost a few of their of their chiclets I thought I'd ask them to get together and give me a big smile. The fellas were kind enough to oblige me this afternoon. In separate incidents this year, Jamie Lewis lost three, Hayden McCool lost two, and Luke Kirwan lost one. Thanks for humouring me, guys! FULL STORY
Sault Ste. Marie - Feb. 28, 2015: Anthony DeAngelo had a pair of goals and the home side scored four times
in the third period, as the Greyhounds beat the Spitfires 5-3 at the Essar Centre on Friday night.
Slater Doggett (20), Cristiano DiGiacinto (18) and Logan Brown (17) had the Windsor (24-31-2-1) goals, as the Spits failed to capitalize on a Saginaw loss to the Ottawa 67s. 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
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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
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