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Spits Select Vaakanainen at #39 in CHL Import Draft

June 28, 2016 - (Windsor, ON) - With the #39 pick in the 2016 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft (originally #41), General Manager Warren Rychel has selected Urho Vaakanainen. Vaakanainen is a 6'1, 187-pound left-shooting defenceman from Joensuu, Finland. In 43 games last season with the Espoo Blues, he had three goals and 16 assists to go along with a +2 rating and 16 penalty minutes. Vaakanainen was part of Finland's entry at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (5GP, 0 Pts, 6 PIM) and the IIHF Under-18 World Championships (7GP, ... Full Story

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Spits Acquire World Class Talent in Nattinen

June 26, 2016 - (Windsor, ON) - Spitfires General Manager Warren Rychel is pleased to announce the club has acquired 1997-born Julius Nattinen from the Barrie Colts. The Spitfires also get Barrie's 12th round pick in 2017 in a deal that sees defenceman Kyle Auger, Guelph's 2nd Round pick in 2017 and Flint's 4th Round pick in 2017 go the other way. "We're excited to get a very talented 19-year-old player with Julius's skill set," Rychel said. "He's a smart, 200-foot player with good size and strength that will really bolster o... Full Story

Three Spitfires Taken in First Round of NHL Draft

June 24, 2016 - (Buffalo, NY) - Three members of the Windsor Spitfires were taken in the Top-20 picks of the 2016 NHL Draft on Friday night at the First Niagara Center. The Montreal Canadiens chose defenceman Mikhail Sergachev with the 9th pick of the first round, before the Ottawa Senators took center Logan Brown at #11 and the Winnipeg Jets added defenceman Logan Stanley with the 18th overall selection. Ottawa and Winnipeg traded up to take Brown and Stanley respectively, with the Senators flipping picks with the New Jersey Devils... Full Story

2016-17 Schedule Released

June 22, 2016 - (Windsor, ON) - In conjunction with the Ontario Hockey League, the Spitfires are pleased to announce details of their 2016-17 pre-season and regular season schedules. Among our 34 home dates are (19) Thursday night games, (9) Sunday matinees and (1) Sunday night game, (2) Saturday nights and (1) Saturday afternoon (New Year's Eve Day) game, along with (1) Friday night and (1) rare Tuesday night outing. By month, the Spits will suit up at the WFCU Centre for (2) games in September, (6) games in October, (5) games in... Full Story


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