1958-59 Sarnia Legionnaires were the most successful Jr.
‘B’ hockey team in Sarnia history. The squad won 33
games and lost only 3 during the 36-game regular season,
giving the team the best win-loss record of any club in
the 60 years that Sarnia has had a Jr. ‘B’ hockey team.
opened the season with 12 wins in a row, followed by a
loss in the thirteenth game in Overtime. The team would
then respond by winning the next 14 games. The team
scored 301 regular season goals while only surrendering
106. The team would also rack up six shutouts.
In the Playoffs the
Legionnaires won the Western Jr. ‘B’ Hockey League
championship and the Sutherland Cup as all-Ontario
Members of the 1958-59 Legionnaires team
that won the team's third crown included:
Haddon, General manager Tommy Norris, Trainer Bob
McCord, Club Physician Dr. McGarrity
C. Knetchel, Larry Cunningham, Jerry Mara, D. Foster,
Cal Adams, Art Turcotte, Dick Robinson, Norm Harris, G.
Paiement, Jim Bloomfield, G. Lakusciak, Neil Armstrong,
Paul Kilbreath, Bill Verbeem, Paul Hamilton, Paul
Crawley, Ross Dark, D Chivers, J Kerwin (Capt)