Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia Legionnaires’

Sarnia Legionnaires take down London Nationals in game rife with fights

By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires edged the London Nationals 6-5 Thursday in a wild, sometimes violent contest at the Brock Street Barn. There were three fights, a checking from behind penalty and two spearing infractions, among other transgressions. Both teams scored three power-play goals. But Sarnia lost Riley Roberts to injury when he was checked heavily [...]

Legionnaires making good on promise of ‘plenty of goals’

By DAN MCCAFFERY Head coach Dan Rose promised his Sarnia Legionnaires would score plenty of goals this season and, one game into the campaign, that prediction is looking pretty good. In fact, the Legion crew blinked the red light seven times on its way to a 7-4 triumph Thursday over the Lambton Shores Predators. More [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires plan to commemorate past championship squads

By Dan McCaffery Plans are being laid to celebrate two Sarnia Bees championship squads next winter. Bob Williamson, general manager of the Sarnia Legionnaires, unveiled that news – along with other ideas the local Jr. ‘B’ hockey club is exploring – during a meeting earlier this week to discuss a possible alumni association. If an [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires signs big forward

By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires have signed a big forward known for his ability to put the puck in the net. General manager Bob Williamson announced Monday the Jr. ‘B’ hockey club has committed to highly touted prospect Riley Roberts. Roberts, a Sarnia native, played Jr. ‘C’ for the Mooretown Flags last winter, scoring 20 goals [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires perilously close to defeat in best of seven quarter final series

By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires have their backs to the wall. Coach Dan Rose's Western Jr. 'B' hockey club fell 6-4 to the Leamington Flyers Tuesday and now trail the Essex County squad 3-1 in games in their best-of-seven quarter-final series. Game five is in the Tomato Town Thursday. Penalties killed the Legionnaires, with [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires ties best of seven playoff with win against Leamington Flyers

  By Dan McCaffery Josh Kestner's goal in double overtime gave the Sarnia Legionnaires a dramatic 3-2 win over the Leamington Flyers Saturday. The victory ties the best-of-seven Western Ontario Hockey Conference quarter-final series at one game apiece. Both contests have been decided in OT. Game three goes tonight (Sunday, March 3) in the Tomato [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires have dates for first round of playoffs

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  Dates have been set for the first round of the Jr. 'B' hockey playoffs between the Sarnia Legionnaires and Leamington Flyers. The Legionnaires will open the best-of-seven series Thursday in the Tomato Town. Here's the complete schedule (all start times are 7:10 p.m. unless otherwise indicated): Thursday, Feb. 28 at Leamington Saturday, March 2 [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires struggle with consistency in losing to St. Marys Lincolns

  By Dan McCaffery ST. MARYS – The Sarnia Legionnaires continued their Jekyll and Hyde routine here Friday, losing to the last place St. Marys Lincolns just one night after defeating the first place Chatham Maroons. Calvin Penney scored in the final minute of play to give the Stone Town squad a 5-4 win. Afterward, [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires beat Chatham Maroons in 7-4 contest

  By Dan McCaffery Defenceman Steve Farlow's disciplined reaction to an unprovoked attack helped the Sarnia Legionnaires defeat the Chatham Maroons 7-4 Thursday. Farlow refused to fight when challenged to do so by Alex Morgan and, when Morgan jumped him anyway, the Chatham player was handed a nine-minute penalty (five for fighting, two for instigating [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires lose against LaSalle Vipers but gain point in shootout

  By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires dropped a 4-3 shootout decision to the LaSalle Vipers Saturday. But because the Jr. 'B' hockey contest went into extra time, the home team picked up a point, marking the 10th straight game in which Sarnia has collected at least one point. The Legionnaires now lead seventh place Strathroy by [...]