Posts Tagged ‘RBC Centre’

Still sharing his skills with a next generation of hockey stars

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Jeff Perry, a Sarnia native and former NHL’er, is once again hosting his Elite Skills and Conditioning Camp, the 13th year the event has been held. The August 4-8 and August 11-15 sessions will be at the RBC Centre. Perry, who was a sixth round pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1992, has seven […]

Astronaut and Sarnia native Chris Hadfield to make special appearance at Sarnia homecoming event

The Sarnia Centennial Celebration Committee (SCCC) has unveiled plans for their reunion, The Gathering, and astronaut Chris Hadfield is on the bill. The event will take place at the RBC Centre on June 28 and will feature a musical performance by Sarnia’s own Hadfield. He will also present on his historic space flight. The event […]

Sarnia ready to celebrate 100 years as a city

Comedian John Wing Jr. will host a June 28 Sarnia "Gathering" at the RBC Centre, celebrating the city's centennial.

It’s less than a week before Sarnia officially celebrates its 100th birthday as a city, but as anyone who has a special birthday knows, sometimes things begin a little early. One exhibit that starts today (May 1) is the Sarnia Exhibit at the Lambton Heritage Museum, with various items on display through Nov. 7. Visitors […]

Lambton College makes pitch for taking over second ice surface at RBC Centre


Make no mistake: Lambton College will be developing a new student fitness centre, almost certainly on its main campus. What remains to be decided is where exactly that facility will be located and whether it is a newly constructed building or one that “repurposes” what is now an existing second ice surface at the adjacent […]

As deadline passes, Sarnia staff still working on arena strategy

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Monday was supposed to be “decision day” on a new arena strategy intended to be the result of various public inputs around the issue of whether to close at least one ice surface and what the impact would be on bringing one or more of the ice surfaces at the RBC Centre into the mix. […]

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 (

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 fall to Soo Greyhounds, losing 7-0


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 Sting fall to Erie Otters in final seconds of Friday game

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By DAVE BORODY The Sarnia Sting gave the Erie Otters all they could handle and then some on Friday night. Unfortunately it wasn’t enough. The Otters scored with 38.1 seconds left in regulation time to skate off with a 4-3 victory in front of 3,280 fans at the RBC Centre. The loss officially eliminated Sarnia from playoff […]

Sarnia Sting start out New Year with second loss to London Knights, this one at home


By DAVE BORODY The Sarnia Sting began 2014 on a sour note Wednesday night. The London Knights came from behind to edge the Sting 8-6 in front of 3,794 fans at the RBC Centre in Ontario Hockey League play. What was frustrating for the Sting was the fact that they jumped out to a 4-1 lead by […]

Sarnia Sting lose tough one to Kingston Frontenacs


By DAVE BORODY The Sarnia Sting scored the game’s opening goal against the Kingston Frontenacs Saturday night. After that it was all downhill. The Frontenacs replied with nine in a row to defeat the Sting 9-1 in front of 2,796 fans at the RBC Centre. It marked the first time this season the Sting has given up […]