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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

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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 […]

Sarnia Legionnaires defeat Leamington, 5-2

By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires won their third Jr. ‘B hockey game in a row Saturday, defeating the powerhouse Leamington Flyers 5-2. The victory, which came in front of more than 1,400 roaring fans at the Brock Street Barn, gave Sarnia a share of fourth place with London in the Western Ontario Hockey Conference […]

Sarnia Legionnaires blank Strathroy Rockets, 5-0


By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires blanked the Strathroy Rockets 5-0 Thursday in an important Jr. ‘B’ hockey contest. With the win, coach Dan Rose’s squad took a three point lead over the sixth place Rockets in the Western Ontario Hockey Conference standings. Perhaps just as significant, the Sarnians climbed within two points of the fourth ranked […]

Sarnia Legionnaires beat St. Marys Lincolns in 4-2 contest

By Dan McCaffery Rookie Riley Roberts scored two goals Friday to pace the Sarnia Legionnaires to a 4-2 win over the St. Marys Lincolns in Jr. ‘B’ hockey action. “That was a good, bounce-back effort from last night’s game (an overtime loss to Lambton Shores on Thursday),” Legionnaires head coach Dan Rose said. He added […]

Sarnia Legionnaires fall to Chatham Maroons in 5-1 Sunday contest

By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires fell 5-1 to the Chatham Maroons in Jr. ‘B’ hockey action Sunday, putting an end to their modest five-game winning streak. The loss was the first Sarnia has suffered since before Christmas. Ryan Vendramin scored his 20 th of the season for the Legionnaires in the first period, roofing […]