Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia Legionnaires’

Sarnia Legionnaires have dates for first round of playoffs


  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 [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires triumph 5-4 over London Nationals

  By Dan McCaffery Brent Sauve's overtime goal gave the Sarnia Legionnaires a thrilling 5-4 win over the London Nationals Thursday. Early in the extra session, with a crowd of more than 1,000 looking on at the Brock Street Barn, Sauve and Jason Teschke came roaring over the Nats blueline on a two-on-two break. "I [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires lose to St. Thomas in 6-5 overtime contest

  By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires ran out of gas Thursday before dropping a 6-5 overtime decision to the St. Thomas Stars. Playing their second game in as many nights, the Legion crew blew a three-goal lead in front of more than 1,200 fans at the Brock Street Barn. Still, by virtue of getting [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires dominate over London Nationals, winning 6-3

By Dan McCaffery LONDON – The Sarnia Legionnaires put on a dominant display here Wednesday on their way to a 6-3 win over the London Nationals. Coach Dan Rose's squad won for the third time in a row and for the sixth time in seven outings to move into a tie for sixth place in [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires beat Lambtlon Shores Predators, moving up in standings


  By Dan McCaffery Derek D'Andrea led the Sarnia Legionnaires to an important victory Thursday. D'Andrea scored twice as the Legionnaires edged the Lambton Shores Predators 3-2 before almost 1,300 fans at the Brock Street Barn. With the win the seventh place Legion crew, which is now 17-17-7, moved five points ahead of the eighth place [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires acquire former Michigan high school star

By Dan McCaffery The Sarnia Legionnaires have obtained former Michigan high school hockey star Corey Giffel from the Elliot Lake Bobcats. Giffel, who played in the state high school all-star game last winter, has joined the Western Jr. 'B' club in time for tonight's game against the St. Thomas Stars. The puck drop at the [...]

Sarnia Legionnaires win third in a row, downing St. Marys Lincolns

By Dan McCaffery The red hot Sarnia Legionnaires won their third in a row Thursday, defeating the St. Marys Lincolns 3-1. The win vaulted the Legion crew into seventh place in the nine-team Western Ontario Hockey Conference, two points ahead of the St. Thomas Stars. Sarnia, which was in last place just a week ago, [...]