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Bluewater Sharks capture Squirt/Atom championship at weekend tournament in Michigan

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The ’05 Bluewater Sharks hockey team travelled to Troy, Mich., over the weekend, where it captured The Squirt/Atom  Championship at the Troy Spring Scramble Championship with an exciting 3-2 shootout victory over the Kensington Valley Rebels. The Sharks trailed 2-1 with only 30 seconds to go.  With the goalie pulled, Jaxon Priddle tied the game [...]

Moore Skating Club holds 41st Annual Ice Show

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The Moore Skating Club held its 41st Annual Ice Show on Saturday. Pictured in yellow is Paige Charbonneau. The young lady wearing purple is Danika Oakley. Photos courtesy Metcalfe Photography, Corunna.  

Sting, surprising no one, says it will choose Jakob Chychrun as its first pick

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As widely expected in Ontario Hockey League circles, the Sarnia Sting is using its first overall pick in tomorrow’s OHL draft to nab Jakob Chychrun, an overwhelming standout who is currently part of the Toronto Junior Canadiens line up. The Sting made the announcement at a Friday morning news conference at the RBC Centre. Beginning [...]

Sarnia Sting end regular season with loss to Erie Otters

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By DAVE BORODY ERIE, Pa. – Trevor Letowski is a fighter. Not in the sense of being physical, but seeing a program become a success. The head coach of the Sarnia Sting faced a lot of adversity in his first season as top dog of the Ontario Hockey League team. He was behind the bench [...]

Sarnia Sting drops to Guelph Storm, losing 13-1

Sarnia Sting Hayden Hodgson scored his team's lone goal Friday night in Guelph. Photo courtesy www.sarniasting.com

By DAVE BORODY GUELPH – The Guelph Storm clinched first place overall in the Ontario Hockey League with a 13-1 victory over the Sarnia Sting, Friday night before a sell-out crowd of 4,901 fans at the Sleeman Centre. With one game remaining, Guelph sports the best record at 52-12-2-1. They will be the top seed in the [...]

Sarnia Sting win Thursday in shoot out over Kitchener Rangers

Sarnia Sting players Nick Latta and Jimmy McDowell acknowledge fan support on Thursday. Photo by Metcalfe Photography (www.metcalfephotography.com)

By DAVE BORODY Captain Nick Latta wanted his last home game ever at the RBC Centre to be a memorable one. He got his wish. Latta scored the winning goal in a shootout to provide the Sarnia Sting with a wild 7-6 win over the Kitchener Rangers, Thursday night in front of 2,951 fans. “It feels great,” [...]

Sarnia Sting lose Sunday match to Guelph Storm

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By DAVE BORODY The Guelph Storm have the best record in the Ontario Hockey League this season. Sunday afternoon at the RBC Centre they showed why. The Storm scored three first period goals and cruised to a 6-2 victory over the Sarnia Sting in front of 3,082 spectators. The win was Guelph’s 50th of the season as [...]

Sarnia Sting fall to Soo Greyhounds, losing 7-0

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By DAVE BORODY The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds posted a 7-0 victory over the Sarnia Sting in Ontario Hockey League action, Friday night in front of 2,955 fans at the RBC Centre. The Greyhounds held a 1-0 lead after the first period and extended that lead to 3-0 after 40 minutes before adding four goals in period [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires have 3-2 playoff series lead after victory against London Nationals

By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires won their third straight playoff game Thursday, defeating the London Nationals 5-2. The victory gave Sarnia, which once trailed the best-of-seven Western Jr. ‘B’ hockey quarterfinal by two games, a 3-2 lead in the series. Davis Boyer opened the scoring just 32 seconds into the contest when he backhanded [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires beat London Nationals to even up series, playing tonight

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By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires got even with the London Nationals in Western Jr. ‘B’ playoff hockey action Wednesday. Coach Dan Rose’s club edged the Nats 3-2 in overtime to square their best-of-seven quarterfinal series at two games each. London won the first two games of the series. Sarnia won despite the fact that, [...]