Posts Tagged ‘RBC Centre’

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

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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 (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 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 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

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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

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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 […]

Sarnia Christian School hosting free skate and hockey tournament at RBC Centre

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Excitement is building for the Annual Boxing Day Public Skate & Hockey Tournament, presented by Sarnia Cabinets, to be held at the RBC Centre on Thursday, December 26. The entire day will be a wonderful opportunity for everyone in the community to get out of their house and have some FREE fun! An exhilarating hockey […]

Sarnia Sting fails to weather Guelph Storm in 7-4 loss

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By DAVE BORODY The Guelph Storm skated to a 7-4 victory over the Sarnia Sting, Sunday afternoon in front of 3,875 fans at the RBC Centre. The Storm sports the second best record in the Ontario Hockey League at 22-6-2-1. Guelph used a balanced scoring attack as six different players found the back of the net. Sting […]

Sarnia Sting lose to Windsor Spitfires in Sunday shootout

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By DAVE BORODY Shortly after goalie Taylor Dupuis joined the Sarnia Sting in a trade with Sudbury, he was given new goalie pads to match the Sting colours. The new ones are bright yellow, similar to those of Marc Andre Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Those goalie pads got a workout Sunday afternoon against the […]