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Luchuk and the Spits inspired by the raising of the banner, in a celebratory win over rivals London
Luchuk and the Spits inspired by the raising of the banner, in a celebratory win over rivals London
Lindsey Blake
HometownHockey.ca

Windsor - Oct. 13, 2017: 4,870 Windsor Spitfires fans were treated to a pre-game and post-game celebration in a 3-1 win over rivals London Knights. During the pre-game raising of the Memorial Cup championship banner, the London Knights opted not to participate in the ceremonies to add salt, to their still healing, wounds. The Knights went into the 2016-2017 season, with high expectations and an highly skilled roster of advancing to the 2017 Memorial Cup hosted by Windsor. FULL STORY



Penalty Kill helps Spits top Knights in London
Penalty Kill helps Spits top Knights in London
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WindsorSpitfires.com

London - Sep. 22, 2017: Saddled with five penalties in the third period, the penalty kill came up huge for the visiting Spitfires in a big, 5-2 win over the Knights at Bud Gardens on Friday night. Windsor (2-0-0-0) killed six penalties in all and is now a perfect 12-for-12 to start the season, fending off chance after chance by a London (0-1-0-0) team never led in its 2017-18 season and home opener. FULL STORY



Free parking in former “Lear Lot” at Sunday
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Free parking in former “Lear Lot” at Sunday's Spits game
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Windsor Spitfires

Windsor - Apr. 2, 2017: Fans are invited to take advantage of free parking in the former “Lear Lot” adjacent to the WFCU Centre as we host Game Six of the Western Conference quarter-final with the London Knights Sunday at 2pm. FULL STORY



Spitfires are Knott backing down from defending Champs
Spitfires are Knott backing down from defending Champs
Chris Savard
HometownHockey.ca

Windsor - Mar. 30, 2017: The Windsor Spitfires have pushed the defending Memorial Cup Champion London Knights to the brink of elimination with an exciting 3-2 overtime win. The Spits now take a commanding 3-1 series lead with them into Game 5 Friday night at the Budweiser Gardens. Chicago Blackhawks prospect Graham Knott was the hero of the night scoring both the game’s first and last goals. His biggest came at 5:58 of OT to give the Spitfires a 3-2 win over the Knights before 5,302 at the WFCU Centre. FULL STORY



Spits take a 2-1 series lead, with a game winning goal by Vilardi
Spits take a 2-1 series lead, with a game winning goal by Vilardi
Lindsey Blake
HometownHockey.ca

Windsor - Mar. 29, 2017: The Windsor Spitfires skated to a 3-1 victory over the London Knights on Tuesday night, to take a 2-1 series lead, in front of 3,990 fans at the WFCU centre. With Jeremiah Addison serving game one, of his two game suspensions, Gabriel Vilardi picked up most of the slack with a great performance. FULL STORY



Windsor Spitfires issue statement on OHL Ruling
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Windsor Spitfires issue statement on OHL Ruling
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Windsor Spitfires

Windsor - Mar. 28, 2017: In relation to the Ontario Hockey's League disciplinary ruling announced earlier today, neither General Manager Warren Rychel or Head Coach Rocky Thompson will be able to comment in advance of the scheduled meeting with league officials on Friday. FULL STORY



OHL fines Windsor Spitfires $7,500
OHL fines Windsor Spitfires $7,500
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Ontario Hockey League

Toronto - Mar. 28, 2017: The Ontario Hockey League today announced the results of a further review of incidents which took place as part of the playoff game played in London on the 26th of March, 2017, involving the Knights and the visiting Windsor Spitfires Hockey Club. It is the position of the League that the post-game media comments made by Windsor Spitfires Head Coach Rocky Thompson were most inappropriate and detrimental to the welfare of the League. FULL STORY



Addison suspended two games
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Addison suspended two games
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Ontario Hockey League

Toronto - Mar. 27, 2017: The Ontario Hockey League today announced the results of a review of an incident which took place in a playoff game played in London on the 26th of March, 2017 involving the Knights and the visiting Windsor Spitfires Hockey Club. Based on a review of the incident, it is the position of the League that player Jeremiah Addison shall be suspended for two (2) games effective immediately. FULL STORY



Spits fans encouraged to take shuttle on Sunday
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Spits fans encouraged to take shuttle on Sunday
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Windsor Spitfires

Windsor - Oct. 8, 2016: The Windsor Spitfires are expecting a big crowd for Sunday afternoon's game (2:05) against the London Knights. Fans are encouraged to arrive at the WFCU Centre early and to consider taking a shuttle. Transit Windsor service from Tecumseh Mall is available starting 90 minutes before the game and there are free shuttles from Average Joe's, Johnny Shotz and The Spitfire Pub. FULL STORY



Ellis
Ellis' number six raised to rafters by Windsor Spitfires
Chris Savard
HometownHockey.ca

Windsor - Jan. 30, 2016: Tonight, the Windsor Spitfires raised the number six worn by Ryan Ellis to the rafters - the greatest honour a player can receive from his former team. His numbers rank him as the all-time leading scoring amongst defencemen in Spitfire history. In his introduction tonight, he was described as being the most decorated rearguard to ever don a Windsor jersey. FULL STORY



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