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.

Trent Fox Released From ECHL

Trent Fox Released From ECHL

Ian Kennedy- October 13, 2018

Trent Fox was released from the ECHL's Fort Wayne Komets - Photo by Terry Wilson/ OHL ImagesTrent Fox was released this week by the ECHL's ... Read More

Griffith Talks About Role With Manitoba

Griffith Talks About Role With Manitoba

Ian Kennedy- October 9, 2018

It's hard to believe, but Wallaceburg's Seth Griffith is moving into a new phase of his career, one in which he's being looked at for ... Read More

Hasselborg, Gushue Win Chatham’s Grand Slam of Curling Event

Hasselborg, Gushue Win Chatham’s Grand Slam of Curling Event

Ian Kennedy- September 30, 2018

Team Hasselborg hoists the Princess Auto Elite 10 women's trophy Sunday in Chatham-Kent - Photo by Anil Mungal/ GrandSlamofCurling.comTeam Hasselborg and Team Gushue were the ... Read More

Grand Slam of Curling Finals Today

Grand Slam of Curling Finals Today

CKSN Submissions- September 30, 2018

Following four days of exciting competition, Team Hasselborg (Sundbyberg, Sweden), Team Tirinzoni (Aarau, Switzerland), Team Gushue (St. John’s, NL) and Team Carruthers (Winnipeg), have advanced ... Read More

Jones To Face-Off Against Former Team As Oilers Play In Germany

Jones To Face-Off Against Former Team As Oilers Play In Germany

Ian Kennedy- September 24, 2018

Chatham's Ryan Jones will play his former team, the NHL's Edmonton Oilers, when Edmonton faces Jones' Cologne Sharks (Kolner Haie) in Germany on October 3. ... Read More

Griffith Earns High Praise From Jets Staff

Griffith Earns High Praise From Jets Staff

Ian Kennedy- September 22, 2018

Seth Griffith chases a puck for the Winnipeg Jets - Photo from NHL.com/JetsWallaceburg's Seth Griffith was one of the top players for the NHL's Winnipeg ... Read More

Griffith Looking To Make Jets Roster

Griffith Looking To Make Jets Roster

Ian Kennedy- September 13, 2018

Seth Griffith will look to crack the Winnipeg Jets lineup - Photo by Kelsey Vermeersch/ CKSN.caWallaceburg's Seth Griffith obviously has his hopes set on making ... Read More

Laprise To Fight At UFC 231 In Toronto

Laprise To Fight At UFC 231 In Toronto

Ian Kennedy- August 26, 2018

Chatham's Chad Laprise will fight at UFC 231 in Toronto on December 8 at Scotiabank Arena. This will be one of Laprise's closest fights to ... Read More

One Month Until Grand Slam Event Rolls Into Chatham

One Month Until Grand Slam Event Rolls Into Chatham

Ian Kennedy- August 26, 2018

It's only one month until the Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling event rolls into Chatham, taking place at Thames Campus Arena. The Princess Auto Elite ... Read More

Trent Fox Signs With ECHL’s Fort Wayne Komets

Trent Fox Signs With ECHL’s Fort Wayne Komets

Ian Kennedy- August 10, 2018

Trent Fox will play professional hockey for the ECHL's Fort Wayne Komets - Photo by Terry Wilson/ OHL ImagesTrent Fox will play professional hockey next ... Read More

Montour Avoids Arbitration, Signs With Ducks

Montour Avoids Arbitration, Signs With Ducks

Ian Kennedy- July 25, 2018

Former Tilbury resident Brandon Montour avoided NHL arbitration this week, re-upping with the Anaheim Ducks on a two-year contract. The two-year contract is worth a ... Read More

Andy Fantuz Officially Announces His Retirement

Andy Fantuz Officially Announces His Retirement

Ian Kennedy- July 19, 2018

Andy Fantuz officially announced his retirement from professional footballAndy Fantuz has officially announced his retirement from the CFL and professional football. The Chatham, Ontario product, ... Read More

Fantuz Expected To Retire This Week

Ian Kennedy- July 17, 2018

Andy Fantuz is expected to officially retire from professional football this week. The Chatham product, who is 34, had his career shortened by an ACL ... Read More

Winnipeg Jets Sign Seth Griffith

Winnipeg Jets Sign Seth Griffith

Ian Kennedy- July 1, 2018

The Winnipeg Jets have signed Wallaceburg’s Seth Griffith. Griffith spent last season with the Buffalo Sabres and Rochester Americans. Below is the release from NHL.com ... Read More