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Encyclopedia > Windsor Spitfires
Windsor Spitfires
City Windsor, Ontario
League Ontario Hockey League
Conference Western
Division West
Founded 1975-1976
Home Arena Windsor Arena
Capacity 4,400
Ice Size 195' x 80'
Colours Blue, White and Red
Head Coach Bill Bowler & D.J. Smith (interim co-coaches)
General Manager Terry Doran (interim)

The Windsor Spitfires are a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League. They play out of the Windsor Arena (seating capacity: 4,016) in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. The franchise was granted for the 1975-1976 season. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = City of Windsor, Ontario, Canadas Location. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Windsor Arena (nicknamed The Barn) is an indoor arena located in Windsor, Ontario. ... For other uses, see Blue (disambiguation) Blue is one of the three primary additive colors; blue light has the shortest wavelength range (about 420–490 nanometers) of the three additive primary colors. ... White is a color (more accurately it contains all the colors of the visible spectrum and is sometimes described as an achromatic color—black is the absence of color) that has high brightness but zero hue. ... Red is a color at the highest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... Windsor Arena (nicknamed The Barn) is an indoor arena located in Windsor, Ontario. ... Seating capacity refers to the number of people who can be seated in a specific space, either in terms of the space available, or in terms of limitations set by law. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = City of Windsor, Ontario, Canadas Location. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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Internal Conflict

As of October 18, 2005, Head Coach Moe Mantha is serving a 40 game suspension for a hazing incident and an altercation involving players Steve Downie and Akim Aliu. Aliu lost four teeth in the altercation, and came out about the compulsive hazing within the Spitfires organization. Downie has been traded to the Peterborough Petes. Mantha has now recently been terminated without pay. Aliu has been traded to the Sudbury Wolves. The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... Moe Mantha is the name of a father and son, both of whom had careers in ice hockey; the father was also a Canadian politician. ... The Glenbrook North High School hazing incident concerned many people worldwide Hazing is often ritualistic harassment, abuse or humiliation with requirements to perform meaningless tasks; sometimes as a way of initiation into a social group. ... Steve Downie (born April 3, 1987, in Newmarket, Ontario) is a Canadian ice hockey player. ... The Peterborough Petes is an Ontario Hockey League (OHL) team in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ... The 2004-05 Sudbury Wolves during a game in Ottawa The Sudbury Wolves are an Ontario Hockey League team in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. ...


Players of note

Players who played in the NHL as of the 2005- 2006 NHL season

This article needs cleanup. ... Professional hockey player for the Los Angeles Kings from Clawson, Michigan. ... Ed Jovanovski Ed Jovanovski (born June 26, 1976 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional hockey player who plays for the National Hockey Leagues Vancouver Canucks. ... Steve Ott born August 19, 1982 in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada, is a professional hockey player playing for the Dallas Stars of the NHL. Ott was drafted by the Stars 25th overall at the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. ... Jason Anthony Rocco Spezza (born June 13, 1983 in Mississauga, Ontario) is an Italian-Canadian ice hockey player, currently playing centre for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League. ... Cory Stillman is a professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Kyle Wellwood Kyle Wellwood {b. ... Jason York (Born May 20, 1970, in Nepean, Ontario, Canada), is a professional ice hockey player. ... Josh Gratton (born September 9, 1982 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian ice hockey center who currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL. // Playing Career Awards Career Statistics Stats as of February 3, 2006. ...

Retired numbers

6 - Joel Quenneville
9 - Adam Graves
15 - Ernie Godden
23 - Scott Miller Joel Quenneville (Born: September 15, 1958 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada-) is a Canadian former defenceman and current head coach in the National Hockey League. ... Adam Graves (born April 12, 1968 in Tecumseh, Ontario) is a former professional hockey player. ... Ernie Godden was the heart and soul of the Windsor Spitfires during the late 70s early 80s. ... Scott Miller is a game programmer, producer, and level designer who is probably most famous for founding Apogee Software in 1987 and co_founding Gathering of Developers in 1998. ...


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CHL: | Memorial Cup | OHL | QMJHL | WHL

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Encyclopedia: Windsor Spitfires (523 words)
The Windsor Arena is the oldest arena in the CHL and among the oldest with a major tenant still in use in Ontario, having been built in 1924.
Windsor is a blue-collar city of 210,000 situated in the far southwestern corner of Ontario.
Windsor's proximity to Detroit coupled with a younger drinking age in Canada means that a lot of young American adults flock to the downtown Windsor area on summer nights.
Windsor Spitfires - definition of Windsor Spitfires in Encyclopedia (85 words)
Windsor Spitfires - definition of Windsor Spitfires in Encyclopedia
The Windsor Spitfires are a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League.
They play out of the Windsor Arena (seating capacity: 4,016) in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
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