Posts Tagged ‘ontario hockey league’

New Sting coach ready to get down to business

Jacques Beaulieu is anxious to get to work. The new coach and general manager of the Sarnia Sring will put hopefuls for the upcoming season through their paces a team mini-camp this weekend at the RBC Centre.   Despite not being involved in the Sting's draft selections this past weekend because he was still under […]

Beaulieu signs three-year deal as Coach and G.M. of Sting

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To the surprise of no one who takes even a passing interest in the Sarnia Sting, Jacques Beaulieu has been named Coach and General Manager of the Ontario Hockey League franchise. He has signed a three-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.   Beaulieu, 43, a former assistant coach with the London Knights, says his […]

Sting look north for their first round draft choice

The Sarnia Sting have tapped into the Sudbury market for its first round pick at the 2011 OHL Priority Selection. The Sting chose  16-year-old Ryan Kujawinski with the fourth overall choice. The 6'0, 175 lbs. centre played last season with the Sudbury Minor Midget Wolves In the second round, the Sting took a bit of […]

Sting Boosters raise hundreds of thousands for local hockey groups

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By HALEIGH JAPP Lambton Shield Canadians love hockey. While it may share "official" status with lacrosse, ice hockey is arguably among the most popular pastimes. And the more local the better. With that said, thousands of Lambton County residents have seen one or more games by the area's own Ontario Hockey League Sarnia Sting, which […]

Sting’s Nail Yakupov is OHL Rookie of the Year

  As expected, Nail Yakupov of the Sarnia Sting has been named the Ontario Hockey League's Rookie of the Year for the 2010-11 season. He was a unanimous choice, easily outdistancing Mark Scheifele of the Barrie Colts and Alex Khokhlachev of the Windsor Spitfires who finished second and third respectively. Since league rules only allow […]

Brett Ritchie named to Team Canada U18 hockey team

  Sarnia Sting sophomore power forward Brett Ritchie and Wallaceburg native Seth Griffith of the London Knights have both been named to Canada's Under 18 hockey club that will compete at the World Championships in Germany later this month Ritchie, the Sting's first round draft choice in 2009, had 21 goals and 20 assists in […]

Local player taking part in OHL combine this weekend

  Corey Pawley of the Lambton Jr. Sting Minor Midgets is among 60 players eligible for the upcoming OHL priority selection taking part in a league combine today and tomorrow at the Hershey Centre in Mississaugua. The 16-year-old Pawley had 24 goals and 33 assist for 57 points in 30 games with the Jr. Sting […]

Kerbashian joins two other Sting alumni by signing with CT Whale

Former Sting forward Kale Kerbashian has found new employment. The Thunder Bay native has signed a contract with the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League. The deal is for the remainder of this year and all of next season.   The Whale is the top farm club for the NHL's New York Rangers.   Kerbashian […]

Sting close out regular season with a win in the Soo

  By DAVE BORODY SAULT STE MARIE – Trevor Letowski says his first season behind the bench for the Sarnia Sting has been one of ups and downs. As the Sting played their final game of the season in the Ontario Hockey League Saturday night, Letowski reflected on what has taken place over the year. […]

Sting comeback falls short

By DAVE BORODY The old luck of the Irish was not with the Sarnia Sting Thursday night. Despite a heroic third period comeback the Sting fell 7-6 to the Erie Otters in a highly entertaining match in front of 4,110 fans at the RBC Centre on St. Patrick’s Day. It was the final home game […]