Category: Pro Sports

We'll keep you up to date and informed with Chatham-Kent athletes who have advanced to play at the national, international, and professional levels.

McPhee Finalist For NHL’s GM Of The Year

McPhee Finalist For NHL’s GM Of The Year

Ian Kennedy- June 13, 2018

George McPhee, general manager for the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights is a finalist for the 2017-2018 NHL General Manager of the Year Award. Wallaceburg born, ... Read More

Chad Laprise Knocked Out

Chad Laprise Knocked Out

Ian Kennedy- May 20, 2018

Chad Laprise of Chatham fell victim to a first round knock out at UFC Fight Night in Santiago, Chile this weekend. The 31-year-old Laprise, who ... Read More

Chad Laprise Fighting This Week

Chad Laprise Fighting This Week

Ian Kennedy- May 16, 2018

Chad Laprise of Chatham will compete in the UFC Fight Night in Santiago, Chile this week, with his bout scheduled for May 19. The 31-year-old ... Read More

Excitement For Curling Event Continuing To Build

Excitement For Curling Event Continuing To Build

Ian Kennedy- May 12, 2018

Kevin Martin speaks at a launch party in Chatham - Photo by CKXSFM.comExcitement is continuing to build for September's Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling event, ... Read More

Durston Voted Bandits’ Offensive Player of the Year

Durston Voted Bandits’ Offensive Player of the Year

Ian Kennedy- April 29, 2018

Wallaceburg's Jordan Durston has been voted by his Buffalo Bandits teammates as co-winner of their 2017-2018 Offensive Player of the Year award. Durston, a Wallaceburg ... Read More

Dane Fox Re-Signs In Germany

Dane Fox Re-Signs In Germany

Ian Kennedy- April 21, 2018

Dane Fox will play another season with the DEL’s Nurnburg Ice Tigers, after officially re-signing with the team this week. The team announced the signing ... Read More

Konecny Notches First Career Playoff Goal In Win

Konecny Notches First Career Playoff Goal In Win

Ian Kennedy- April 14, 2018

After a crushing 7-0 loss in game one, Travis Konecny and the Philadelphia Flyers bounced back in a big way Friday night to even their ... Read More

Joseph Raaymakers In ECHL

Joseph Raaymakers In ECHL

Ian Kennedy- April 6, 2018

Chatham's Joseph Raaymakers is making his first step into professional hockey, signing an amateur tryou agreement with the East Coast Hockey League's (ECHL) Cincinnati Cyclones. ... Read More

Former Maroon Hayden Verbeek Signs NHL Deal With Montreal

Former Maroon Hayden Verbeek Signs NHL Deal With Montreal

Ian Kennedy- March 26, 2018

Hayden Verbeek signs his NHL contract with the Montreal Canadiens - Photo from InstagramFormer Chatham Maroons forward Hayden Verbeek has signed his first NHL contract ... Read More

Local Hockey Legend Passes Away

Local Hockey Legend Passes Away

Jay Smith- March 11, 2018

Chatham-Kent hockey legend Ken "Doc" Houston has passed away at the age of 64 Chatham-Kent hockey legend Ken Houston has passed away at the age ... Read More

Conf. Quarter Finals – Game 6 Video Highlights – LaSalle Vipers vs. Chatham Maroons

Conf. Quarter Finals – Game 6 Video Highlights – LaSalle Vipers vs. Chatham Maroons

Chris Taylor- March 9, 2018

The Chatham Maroons forced game 7 in their opening round GOJHL Western Conference series, defeating the LaSalle Vipers 2-1 in game 6 on Thursday. Dane ... Read More

Conf. Quarter Finals – Game 4 Video Highlights – LaSalle Vipers vs. Chatham Maroons

Conf. Quarter Finals – Game 4 Video Highlights – LaSalle Vipers vs. Chatham Maroons

Chris Taylor- March 5, 2018

After falling behind 2-0 in their best of seven opening round playoff series, the Chatham Maroons won a pair of games this weekend to pull ... Read More

Conf. Quarter Finals – Game 2 Video Highlights – LaSalle Vipers vs. Chatham Maroons

Conf. Quarter Finals – Game 2 Video Highlights – LaSalle Vipers vs. Chatham Maroons

Chris Taylor- March 4, 2018

The Chatham Maroons find themselves in a 2-nothing hole in the Jr B Western Conference quarterfinals, dropping another overtime decision to LaSalle – the second ... Read More

Second Round – Game 5 Video Highlights – Essex 73’s vs. Dresden Kings

Second Round – Game 5 Video Highlights – Essex 73’s vs. Dresden Kings

Chris Taylor- February 28, 2018

The Dresden Jr Kings have forced a game six in their Stobbs Division semi-final with the Essex 73’s and now hope to bring more playoff hockey ... Read More