Posts Tagged ‘RBC Centre’

Sarnia Sting send Windsor Spitfires home with 9-2 routing

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By DAVE BORODY Last season the Sarnia Sting was on the wrong end of some lopsided scores in the Ontario Hockey League. It wasn’t a lot of fun. So it must feel pretty good for the team when the roles were reversed on Saturday night. The Sting scored six times in the second period on […]

Sarnia Sting top Saginaw Spirit in first game of weekend play

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By DAVE BORODY Rookie Troy Lajeunesse is going to remember his first Ontario Hockey League goal for a long time. The goal turned out to be the game-winner in leading the Sarnia Sting to a well-deserved 3-1 victory over the Saginaw Spirit, Friday night in front of 2,771 fans at the RBC Centre. The win […]

Sarnia Sting gets ready to face Saginaw and Windsor this weekend, both at RBC Centre

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The Sting recorded their first win of the 2014-15 Season last Sunday afternoon against the Mississauga Steelheads, a game that was one of many firsts. The club’s first overall pick, Jakob Chychrun recorded both goals for the Sting in the 2-1 win, the first two of his OHL career. Sunday’s win was the first for […]

Sarnia Sting planning tailgate celebration as part of its Opening Night against Barrie Colts

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The 20th Anniversary Season celebrations for the Sarnia Sting Hockey Club will kick off on Friday, October 3 with a tailgate party outside the RBC Centre in Sarnia. Beginning at 3:00 p.m., the tailgate party will feature live music, games/contests for all age groups, and a Molson beer tent. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. on […]

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,” […]