Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia Legionnaires’

Sarnia Legionnaires win third straight game, beating Lambton Shores Predators 5-4

By DAN MCCAFFERY The Sarnia Legionnaires won their third straight game Saturday, edging the Lambton Shores Predators 5-4 in a shootout. With the victory the Legion squad improved its won-lost record to 10-8. In the process, it moved within a single point of third place Strathroy in the tight Western Ontario Hockey Conference standings. Jordan [...]

Scary night for visiting St. Marys as Sarnia Legionnaires take 15-5 win

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By DAN MCCAFFERY The Sarnia Legionnaires scored a scary number of goals on Halloween night as they coasted to their biggest win of the season. Coach Dan Rose’s Western Jr. ‘B’ squad crushed St. Marys Lincolns 15-5 Thursday before almost 1,000 fans at the Brock Street Barn. Rose said his team did not try to [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires even up win-loss record with triumph over St. Thomas Stars

By DAN MCCAFFERY Ryan Vendramin and Cody Trowell each had three-point games Friday to lead the Sarnia Legionnaires to a 5-3 triumph over the St. Thomas Stars. It was only the second road win of the campaign for the Legion crew, but it evened their overall won-lost record at 8-8. St. Thomas opened the scoring early in the first period with [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires drop to Chatham Maroons, 5-4

By DAN MCCAFFERY With six top players out of the lineup the Sarnia Legionnaires dropped a 5-4 decision to the Chatham Maroons Thursday. “We’re overplaying some guys and tired players make mistakes,” Sarnia head coach Dan Rose said afterward. “We have some serious injuries. We just proved tonight that we can play with anybody.” He added [...]

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 [...]