Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia Legionnaires’

Legionnaires hold Black Vs White game

Shayne Battler directs the rebound towards the corner.

Sarnia Legionnaires held their main camp over the weekend, concluding with the annual Black Vs White game. With many familiar faces returning, coach Dan Rose acknowledges that there are not many open spots available, but at the same time, this camp is also about seeing kids that may play for the Legionnaires in years to […]

Fans look forward to start of Legionnaires’ season


By JON MAILLET It’s that time of year every hockey fan has been looking forward to since the middle of spring, that time to get excited at the possibilities that are abound. A fresh start for their team. That’s no different when it comes to the Sarnia Legionnaires. After an early first round exit in […]

Sarnia Legionnaires honour their own at Saturday banquet

By Dan McCaffery Josh Kestner was the big winner at the Sarnia Legionnaires annaul awards banquet Saturday. The artful forward was named the Jr. ‘B’ hockey club’s Most Valuable Player and its Top Scorer.  The 20-year-old forward from Huntsville, Alabama collected 40 goals and 30 assists for 70 points in 47 games. Kestner, who is too old to return […]

Sarnia Legionnaires have 3-2 playoff series lead after victory against London Nationals

By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires won their third straight playoff game Thursday, defeating the London Nationals 5-2. The victory gave Sarnia, which once trailed the best-of-seven Western Jr. ‘B’ hockey quarterfinal by two games, a 3-2 lead in the series. Davis Boyer opened the scoring just 32 seconds into the contest when he backhanded […]

Sarnia Legionnaires beat London Nationals to even up series, playing tonight


By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires got even with the London Nationals in Western Jr. ‘B’ playoff hockey action Wednesday. Coach Dan Rose’s club edged the Nats 3-2 in overtime to square their best-of-seven quarterfinal series at two games each. London won the first two games of the series. Sarnia won despite the fact that, […]

Sarnia Legionnaires defeat London Nationals in 5-4 nailbiter

By Dan McCaffery Josh Kestner’s hat-trick paced the Sarnia Legionnaires to a nail-biting 5-4 win over the London Nationals in Western Jr. ‘B’ hockey playoff action at the Brock Street Barn Sunday. The victory lifted Sarnia back into the best-of-seven quarter-final series, which London now leads two games to one. Game four goes Wednesday in […]

Sarnia Legionnaires players honoured at awards banquet

legionnaires players

Josh Kestner and Ryan Vendramin of the Sarnia Legionnaires were among players honoured at the annual Western Jr. ‘B’ awards banquet in London Monday. Kestner was named to the first all-star team and was a runner up for the Most Valuable Player Award, which was won by Kyle Brothers of the Chatham Maroons. Kestner ended the […]

Sarnia Legionnaires overtake LaSalle Vipers in 5-4 contest


By Dan McCaffery Josh Kestner scored in overtime to give the Sarnia Legionnaires a big 5-4 win over the hometown LaSalle Vipers in Western Jr. ‘B’ hockey action Friday. Goalie Hunter Johnson helped set the play up, passing the puck to Jay Clarke, who fed it to Kestner. Kestner, who was streaking down the right wing, unloaded […]

Sarnia Legionnaires defeat Strathroy Rockets in 4-3 comeback

By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires won a thrilling Jr. ‘B’ hockey game at the Brock Street Barn Thursday. Captain Nathan Mater scored early in overtime to give the Legion crew a 4-3 comeback win over the Strathroy Rockets. The marker, Mater’s 16th of the season, was set up by Jay Clarke. Sarnia only made […]

Sarnia Legionnaires puts damper on St. Thomas Stars’ night with big win


By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires ruined the annual “Fill the Rink” night in St. Thomas Friday by filling the home team’s net with pucks. Coach Dan Rose’s club romped to an impressive 7-2 win over the Stars in a Western Jr. ‘B’ hockey game played before a season-high crowd of almost 1,700 fans at the Timkin […]