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Spits' Bracco signs with Toronto Maple Leafs
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Windsor Spitfires

Windsor - Mar. 21, 2017: Windsor Sptifires right winger Jeremy Bracco has signed a three-year, entry-levelcontract with the Toronto Maple Leafs, the club has announced. Bracco was drafted by Toronto in the 2nd round (61st overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft. FULL STORY



Spitfires deliver a real ouchie to Generals
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Spitfires deliver a real ouchie to Generals
Chris Savard
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Windsor - Feb. 9, 2017: It wasn’t the homecoming that Windsor business man and Oshawa Generals Owner Rocco Tullio was hoping for Thursday night. The Windsor Spitfires scored a lopsided 7-1 victory over the Gens in front of 4,936 fans at the WFCU Centre. With the win, Windsor improves to 20-3-1-0 on home ice in Canada’s south and Oshawa falls to .500 with an 11-11-3-2 road record FULL STORY



SCN8A Epilepsy - a rare but devastating genetic disorder
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SCN8A Epilepsy - a rare but devastating genetic disorder
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Stoney Point - Feb. 8, 2017: Families of over 150 children globally including Tristan Burk of Stoney Point, Ontario struggle with SCN8A - a rare but devastating genetic disorder - are joining forces to educate the public about SCN8A and inform affected families of available resources. The First International SCN8A Awareness Day is coming up February 9th to share the story of the grave impacts of this newly identified epilepsy. FULL STORY



Spits snap losing skid with win over Bulldogs
Spits snap losing skid with win over Bulldogs
Chris Savard
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Windsor - Jan. 29, 2017: The Windsor Spitfires skated to a 5-3 victory over the Hamilton Bulldogs on Sunday night in front of 4,784 fans at the WFCU Centre. The Spits were without star goaltender Michael DiPietro, NHL first rounders Logan Brown and Logan Stanley, NHL drafted Jeremiah Addison and NHL prospect Gabe Vilardi. Two LaSalle Vipers players, Maddux Rychel and Brett Primeau, jumped into the OHL lineup tonight. FULL STORY



Spits fans encouraged to take shuttle on Sunday
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Spits fans encouraged to take shuttle on Sunday
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Windsor Spitfires

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



Power play lifts Spitfires in Mississauga
Power play lifts Spitfires in Mississauga
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Windsor Spitfires

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



Spits cant pull off third straight comeback, fall to Soo 3-1
Spits cant pull off third straight comeback, fall to Soo 3-1
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Windsor Spitfires

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



Turning vacations into a thrilling experience
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Turning vacations into a thrilling experience
Michael White

Windsor - Sep. 29, 2016: Caesars Windsor is all about entertainment and leisure. Its Colosseum regularly hosts headline acts that are entertaining and enjoyable. And, there is no dearth of food, with the Nero’s Steakhouse transporting you back in time to ancient Rome where you can feast on sumptuous seafood and steaks. The Artist Café will thrill art lovers. The café is decorated with vibrantly painted murals and paintings, and strategically placed sculptures add more depth. FULL STORY



Spits roar back to go 2-0
Spits roar back to go 2-0
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Windsor Spitfires

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



Spitfires topple Erie to win Season Opener
Spitfires topple Erie to win Season Opener
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HometownHockey.ca

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



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