Posts Tagged ‘Sarnia Sports’

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

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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 Sting lose to Saginaw Spirit in rare early week game

By DAVE BORODY SAGINAW,  Michigan – A three-goal third period propelled the Saginaw Spirit to a 5-2 win over the Sting Sting in front of a capacity crowd of 5,527 fans, Tuesday morning at the Dow Event Centre. With the game tied 2-2 after 40 minutes, Saginaw took a 3-2 lead five minutes into the [...]

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 Sting edged by Peterborough Petes in ‘disappointing’ match

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By DAVE BORODY The Sarnia Sting let the Peterborough Petes hang around and hang around until it was too late. The Petes scored with just over two minutes remaining in regulation time and then scored in the first minute of overtime to edge the Sting 2-1, Saturday night in front of 2,697 fans at the RBC Centre. [...]

Sarnia Sting fall to Erie Otters in final seconds of Friday game

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By DAVE BORODY The Sarnia Sting gave the Erie Otters all they could handle and then some on Friday night. Unfortunately it wasn’t enough. The Otters scored with 38.1 seconds left in regulation time to skate off with a 4-3 victory in front of 3,280 fans at the RBC Centre. The loss officially eliminated Sarnia from playoff [...]

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 Sting fall to Windsor Spitfires in 6-2 Sunday match

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By DAVE BORODY WINDSOR – Special teams proved to be the difference as the Windsor Spitfires defeated the Sarnia Sting 6-2 in Ontario Hockey League action, Sunday afternoon in front of a season-high crowd of 6,374 fans at the WFCU Centre. Three of the six Windsor goals came on the power play while Sarnia failed [...]

Sarnia Sting snap losing streak on Saturday with win over Ottawa 67s

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By DAVE BORODY Finally, some smiling faces could be seen around the RBC Centre Saturday night. That’s because the Sarnia Sting ended a long, 11-game losing streak with a solid 6-1 victory over the Ottawa 67s in front of a nice crowd of 3,579 energetic fans. The last Sting win was away back on Jan. [...]

Sarnia Sting come up short against Plymouth Whalers, losing 3-2

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By DAVE BORODY The Sarnia Sting came up just a little short against the Plymouth Whalers Friday night. A three-goal second period made the difference as the Whalers posted a 3-2 victory in front of 3,291 fans at the RBC Centre. “We played hard,” said Sting head coach Trevor Letowski. “I was pretty happy with [...]