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.

Konecny Signs $33-Million Extension With Flyers

Konecny Signs $33-Million Extension With Flyers

Ian Kennedy- September 16, 2019

Travis Konecny with the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers - Photo from NHL.comClachan's Travis Konecny signed a 6-year, $33-million contract extension with the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers. The ... Read More

Podcast: Candid Cole – Was Bianca Andreescu’s Win Really A Great Canadian Sporting Moment?

Podcast: Candid Cole – Was Bianca Andreescu’s Win Really A Great Canadian Sporting Moment?

Bill Cole- September 11, 2019

Candid Cole features personal perspectives from an armchair athlete. On this episode, Cole talks about Bianca Andreescu's incredible US Open win. But he also questions ... Read More

Raaymakers Slated To Skate At Florida Panthers Rookie Camp

Raaymakers Slated To Skate At Florida Panthers Rookie Camp

Ian Kennedy- September 4, 2019

Joseph Raaymakers is one of only two goaltenders slated to skate at the Florida Panthers NHL rookie camp. Florida will have 15 forwards, 8 defensemen, ... Read More

Woodman On Injured Reserve

Woodman On Injured Reserve

CKSN Staff- July 23, 2019

Chatham's Josh Woodman will be sidelined for an extended time after the defensive back was placed on the injured list by the BC Lions. The ... Read More

Kyle Hope Signs With England’s Manchester Storm

Kyle Hope Signs With England’s Manchester Storm

Ian Kennedy- June 23, 2019

Kyle Hope with the ECHL's Fort Wayne Komets - Photo by the Fort Wayne KometsKyle Hope will be playing professional hockey in England next season ... Read More

Karl Toulouse Recalls 24-Years With Toronto Raptors, And Historic NBA Title

Karl Toulouse Recalls 24-Years With Toronto Raptors, And Historic NBA Title

CKSN Staff- June 21, 2019

Wallaceburg's Karl Toulouse has been the primary statistician for the NBA's Toronto Raptors for 24-years. He's been with them since the beginning, which is why ... Read More

Kawhi Leonard Is The Bruce Lee Of The NBA

Kawhi Leonard Is The Bruce Lee Of The NBA

Dwight Wakabayashi- June 12, 2019

CKSN Pro Weekly with Dwight Wakabayashi The National Basketball Association is loaded to the rafters with loud guys. The new age, Instagram superstar and Twitter ... Read More

Carleton Makes WNBA Debut With First Place Connecticut

Carleton Makes WNBA Debut With First Place Connecticut

Ian Kennedy- June 10, 2019

Bridget Carleton checked in Sunday night, making her WNBA debut with the first place Connecticut Sun. Carleton had not played for the Sun in their ... Read More

Winnipeg Jets Re-Sign Seth Griffith To $700,000 Contract

Winnipeg Jets Re-Sign Seth Griffith To $700,000 Contract

CKXS 99.1- June 6, 2019

Seth Griffith with the AHL's Manitoba Moose - Photo by the Manitoba MooseThe Winnipeg Jets have re-signed Wallaceburg, Ontario product Seth Griffith to a one-year, ... Read More

Rolls Fighting Former Middleweight Champion

Rolls Fighting Former Middleweight Champion

Ian Kennedy- June 5, 2019

Chatham's Steve Rolls will fight former world middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin this coming weekend, June 8, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Rolls, ... Read More

Carleton Adapting To Role In WNBA, Putting Team First

Carleton Adapting To Role In WNBA, Putting Team First

Ian Kennedy- May 31, 2019

Bridget Carleton is used to being the one hitting key shots, and spending the bulk of the game on the court. The rookie WNBA player ... Read More

Raptors’ Primary Statistician Karl Toulouse Is A Born And Raised Wallaceburg Product

Raptors’ Primary Statistician Karl Toulouse Is A Born And Raised Wallaceburg Product

CKSN Staff- May 30, 2019

Karl Toulouse (middle) - CKSN.ca PhotoWhen the Toronto Raptors open their NBA final tonight, it will be Wallaceburg's Karl Toulouse recording every three-pointer, rebound, and ... Read More

Bridget Carleton Makes Connecticut Sun Roster

Bridget Carleton Makes Connecticut Sun Roster

Ian Kennedy- May 23, 2019

Bridget Carleton has made the Connecticut Sun opening night roster - Photo by Chris Poss/ Connecticut SunBridget Carleton will officially suit up for the WNBA's ... Read More

NLL Final Begins Tomorrow For Durston

NLL Final Begins Tomorrow For Durston

CKSN Staff- May 17, 2019

Wallaceburg’s Jordan Durston, and the Buffalo Bandits, will be playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL) final, beginning tomorrow. The NLL Finals will begin Saturday, ... Read More