Monday, March 23, 2015


D.J. Smith, 37, joined Ducharme as an assistant coach with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2013 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament, winning a gold medal. He is in his third season as head coach with the OHL’s Oshawa Generals, and was named OHL coach of the year in 2013-14.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Spitfires get 4-3 win over Ottawa 67's

By Evan Mathias

In Play! Magazine

February 26, 2015

Trevor Murphy scored two goals – including the game winner – lifting the Windsor Spitfires to a 4-3 win over the Ottawa 67’s before 5,516 at the WFCU Centre Thursday night.

Murphy fired a puck on net just 35 seconds into overtime. It deflected off 67’s defenceman Alex Lintuniemi and past goalie Liam Herbst (32 saves).

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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Windsor Spitfires drop 3-1 decision to Plymouth Whalers on Mickey night.

The Plymouth Whalers scored three unanswered goals lifting them to a 3-1 win over the Windsor Spitfires in front of 4,781 at the WFCU Centre Wednesday night.

Windsor (22-30-2-1) failed to pull even with the Saginaw Spirit for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference...

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

***Windsor Spitfires to host Game 4 of Subway Super Series 2015***

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League in association with SUBWAY® Restaurants along with the Western Hockey League, the Ontario Hockey League, and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League today announced the six Canadian host centres for the 2015 SUBWAY® Super Series to be played November 9-19, 2015.

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Friday, February 13, 2015

Spits Beat Rangers Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

Evan Mathias / In Play! magazine

Four different Spitfires scored goals
lifting Windsor to a 4-1 win over the Kitchener Rangers in front of
4,640 at the WFCU Centre Thursday night.

Windsor (22-28-1-1) held a 2-1 lead
through 20 minutes on goals from Markus Soberg and Cristiano
DiGiacinto; who had the eventual game winner.

“We came out flying, we finished
flying,” said DiGiacinto. “In between the periods coach
(Boughner) was telling us ‘to just keep doing what we’re doing,
don’t let up’ and I really felt like that got to Kitchener.”

Friday, February 6, 2015

Spitfires score five but Owen Sound Attack score more.

Evan Mathias​ / In Play! Magazine​

A slow start and finish cost the Windsor Spitfires two points as they dropped a 7-5 decision to the Owen Sound Attack in front of 4,291 at the WFCU Centre Thursday.

It took Windsor (21-25-1-1) nearly six minutes to register a shot on goal. Owen Sound (21-16-2-7) had seven shots and a goal from Holden Cook by that time.

“We’re spending way too much time in our own end,” said Spitfires head coach Bob Boughner. “There were so many shifts that were long shifts, that we looked like we got caught in our end.”

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Windsor Spitfires Retire #14

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

In Spitfires Get Stung, Lose 6-3 to Sarnia.

By Evan Mathias
In Play! magazine

Josh Defarias scored two goals
including the game winner as the Sarnia Sting doubled up on the
Windsor Spitfires 6-3 in the back half of a home-and-home set Sunday
night in front of 5,447 at the WFCU Centre.

Despite outshooting the Sting 7-2 early
on, the Sting took a two goal lead thanks to Defarias and Anthony

“Couldn’t solve the goaltender
(Taylor Dupuis), he gave us problems all night,” said Spitfires
head coach Bob Boughner. “We had glorious chances, outshot them,
outchanced them. The frustrating part is we couldn’t get the next

Trevor Murphy (1G, 1A) cut the lead to
one late in the first period, beating Sting goalie Dupuis (41 saves)
while extending his point streak to 12 games.

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Monday, January 19, 2015

Windsor Spitfires Retire #14 Jersey of Ed Jovanovski.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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Thursday, September 19, 2013


The OHL season opens up tonight with four games on tap including the Windsor Spitfires home opener as they take on the Oshawa Generals and the Saginaw Sprit at Barrie

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