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Sting reaching out to organizations for volunteers as fundraising opportunity

By JON MAILLET Whether it has been a jersey auction for Heart and Stroke, a food drive for the Inn or the annual Teddy Bear Toss, the Sarnia Sting have not only been in the community for 20 years, but has also served in it as well. This season the Sarnia Sting have announced another […]

There’s a ‘buzz’ in the air for Sarnia Sting fans

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By JON MAILLET With the Sarnia Sting’s training camp on the way, there seems to be a lot to be excited about. Maybe the team won’t win a Memorial Cup, but forgive me for saying there is a proverbial buzz in the air. Even though the players haven’t officially arrived, and training camp isn’t open, […]

Sarnia Sting adds to its coaching staff


The Sarnia Sting has three more coaching staff after an announcement Thursday. Chris Lazary, former head coach of the Waterloo Siskins Jr. B team in the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League, was named an assistant coach with the Sting, Patrick Desrochers, a former NHL and OHL player, was named goaltending coach, and Dylan Seca was named […]

Sting receives player commitment from rising Czech star

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The Sarnia Sting has received an official commitment from Pavel Zacha to play for the Sting in the upcoming season. Zacha, a 17-year-old forward from the Czech Republic, spent the majority of the 2013-14 Season with Liberec’s main club after an impressive start with the team’s U20 squad. In 10 games with the junior team, Zacha […]

Sarnia Sting announce pre-season schedule

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The Sarnia Sting will start the 2014-15 regular season on the road before returning home to kick off the team’s 20th Anniversary season in Sarnia on Friday, October 3rd. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. as the Sting take on the visiting Barrie Colts at the RBC Centre. The Sarnia Sting season will begin on […]

Sarnia Sting makes big changes to its front office

Bill Abercrombie, left, and Nick Sinclair are taking on major roles in the Sarnia Sting front office.

It’s the first time since the formation of the Sarnia Sting that the president of the club doesn’t have the last name Ciccarelli. Bill Abercrombie, a former assistant coach for the club and most recently director of hockey operations, was promoted to president of the club today. He will also be head scout and director […]

Sarnia Sting actively searching for GM, plans to stay put

The Sarnia Sting OHL hockey club, which for the last year has been operating under a committee structure for its general manager duties, is actively searching for an individual who will take that post, media reports have confirmed. In both print and radio reports, Sting owners have confirmed a search is underway, although an announcement […]

Sarnia Sting awarded ‘Builder’ award by Jr. Sting Association

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The Lambton Jr. Sting AAA Hockey Association held its Annual Awards Ceremony at the RBC Centre’s Hive Bar & Grill last Friday, April 11th. Among the excitement, the Sarnia Sting were acknowledged for their years of ongoing financial support/assistance and were presented with the 2013-14 Builder Award. Bill Abercrombie, the Sting’s director of hockey operations, accepted […]

Sting, surprising no one, says it will choose Jakob Chychrun as its first pick

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As widely expected in Ontario Hockey League circles, the Sarnia Sting is using its first overall pick in tomorrow’s OHL draft to nab Jakob Chychrun, an overwhelming standout who is currently part of the Toronto Junior Canadiens line up. The Sting made the announcement at a Friday morning news conference at the RBC Centre. Beginning […]

Sarnia Sting end regular season with loss to Erie Otters

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By DAVE BORODY ERIE, Pa. – Trevor Letowski is a fighter. Not in the sense of being physical, but seeing a program become a success. The head coach of the Sarnia Sting faced a lot of adversity in his first season as top dog of the Ontario Hockey League team. He was behind the bench […]