Posts Tagged ‘hockey’

Tickets for World Under 17 Hockey Challenge now on sale to general public

Single game tickets for the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge that takes place from October 31 to November 8 in Sarnia-Lambton are now on sale. A Gold and Bronze Medal games package is also on sale to the general public. The tournament will be the first to feature three Canadian national teams. The Sarnia Sting’s […]

Warden recognizes Silver Stick organizers with monthly award


The staff and volunteers of Lambton County-based Silver Stick tournaments are being recognized for their hard work with the Warden’s Citizen of the Month award for January 2014. International Silver Stick Hockey Association Commissioner Ira Downer received a plaque on behalf of Silver Stick staff and volunteers from Warden Todd Case at the opening ceremonies of […]

Sarnia Legionnaires even up win-loss record with triumph over St. Thomas Stars

By DAN MCCAFFERY Ryan Vendramin and Cody Trowell each had three-point games Friday to lead the Sarnia Legionnaires to a 5-3 triumph over the St. Thomas Stars. It was only the second road win of the campaign for the Legion crew, but it evened their overall won-lost record at 8-8. St. Thomas opened the scoring early in the first period with […]

Where are they now? Hockey player Dan Fritsche


On January 9, 2003, Dan Fritsche, already a standout hockey player with the Sarnia Sting and London Knights, was named to the Canadian Hockey League Prospects game roster. Feauturing top draft eligible players for the NHL, the game took place in Kitchener on Wednesday January 22, 2003 and was broadcast live.. Fritsche went on to […]

Opinion: Is hockey at all levels in trouble?

hockey fighting

OPINION: By MATT McEACHRAN The latest NHL lock-out is proving what a growing number of hockey fans have been secretly wondering; yes we can actually live without hockey. And even worse for the greatest sport in Canada, it appears that many of us in certain markets can live without watching nearly any hockey at all, […]

Sarnia Legionnaires on a roll with win against Elmira Sugar Kings

By Dan McCaffery ST. CATHARINES – The Sarnia Legionnaires won for the fourth time in their last five games Saturday, defeating the Elmira Sugar Kings 3-1. The contest was part of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League's annual Showcase Tournament. Goalie Sean Parker turned aside 41 pucks for the win. Parker was especially brilliant in […]

Lambton Shores Predators take home opener in 4-3 shootout win over LaSalle Vipers

  The Predators took to the ice tonight winning their home opener 4-3 over the LaSalle Vipers in a shootout.   Being down three goals going into the third period, Predators Adam Arseneault netted two power play goals assisted by Kyle Brothers and Connor Annett. Kyler Keating scored late in the third to tie the […]

Sarnia Sting schedule announced for 2012-2013 season

Sarnia Sting 2012-2013 scheduled announced

The Sarnia Sting Hockey Club has released its highly anticipated schedule for 2012-2013. The Sting will open up the regular season Friday, Sep. 21, with Belleville in town for the home and season opener. Other highlights on the Sting schedule include the annual New Year’s Eve/New Year’s Day home and home versus London (NYE in […]

Sarnia Sting pick up Goldobin and Nemecek during CHL Import Draft

CHL Import Draft 2012

Sarnia Sting General Manager Jacques Beaulieu announced two new additions to the Hockey Club in late-June with the acquisitions of forward Nikolai Goldobin, a first round selection (36th overall) in the 2012 CHL Import Draft, and David Nemecek, a second round selection. Goldobin a native of Russia played last season with Russkie Vityazi Chekhov of […]

Whalers beat Sting 5-4

Whalers beat Sting 5-4 on Mar. 4

By DAVE BORODY Photos by Metcalfe Photography The Sarnia Sting dropped a 5-4 decision to the Plymouth Whalers in Ontario Hockey League action, Sunday afternoon at the RBC Centre. The loss was Sarnia’s third in a row and leaves them tied with Owen Sound for fourth place in the Western Conference. Each team has 69 points […]