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160 King St. E; Kitchener, ON N2G 4E5 519-894-2231
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A feverish Day 2 at the NHL draft. Cambridge native and Kitchener Rangers defenceman Connor Hall slipped on a Penguins sweater after the Stanley Cup champs selected him in the third round (77th overall) Saturday. Only two NHL teams interviewed the rearguard (Pit and Stl). Hall was a late bloomer... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rangers Report
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It was a big night for Waterloo's Logan Stanley and his family on Day 1 of the NHL draft. The Windsor Spitfires defenceman was selected 18th overall by the Winnipeg Jets who traded up to make sure they could get the former Waterloo Wolves player. Should be even busier today... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rangers Report
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It could be a banner year for local hockey players at the NHL draft, which begins tonight in Buffalo. Waterloo defenceman Logan Stanley (in photo) is ranked to go in the first round while former Wolves teammate F Boris Katchouk (Soo Greyhounds) and Kitchener F Nathan Bastian (Mississauga Steelheads) are... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Rangers Report
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Iannick Remillard set a school record for saves during his career at Canisius College in Buffalo. Peter Lee/Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — Iannick Remillard had barely finished the six-hour drive from Valleyfield, Que, to Kitchener’s Jack Couch Park when he got his first save in a Panthers... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Panthers Baseball
The Kitchener Rangers 2016-17 regular season schedule was released today. Here are some key dates: Sept. 23 - Home opener vs. Flint Firebirds. Oct. 20 - At London for the first clash against the Memorial Cup champs. Nov. 11 - Remembrance Day game vs. Owen Sound Attack. Dec. 2-3 -... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Rangers Report
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Sean Reilly hit his 154th career home run Tuesday night in Guelph. Record file photo Greg Mercer, Record staff GUELPH — Kitchener Panthers slugger Sean Reilly wasted no time Tuesday night tying an Intercounty Baseball League record that took him 19 years to reach. The designated hitter hit a solo... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Panthers Baseball
Hockey Canada invited a whopping 196 players to its summer showcase which runs July 26 to Aug. 6 in Calgary. Basically it's a chance for the outfit to get another look at future players for its U17, U18 and world junior squad. Several Rangers are in the mix. The U17... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Rangers Report
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Matt McGovern earned the win after going five innings, allowing four runs on eight hits, striking out two and walking two. Record file photo IBL Media Relations KITCHENER – The Kitchener Panthers kept pace with the London Majors and put some distance between themselves and Barrie with a 10-7 win... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Ian Rendon allowed two runs on five hits over 7.1 innings, striking out eight and walking four. Peter Power/Toronto Star IBL Media Relations LONDON – Needing a win to move into first place, Cory Hammond stepped up for the London Majors. Hammond (2-0) struck out five in a complete-game victory... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Tanner Nivins credits a new leg kick in his swing with improving his timing in 2016. Record file photo Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — After a respectable 2015 season, you wouldn't think the Kitchener Panthers' all-star centrefielder Tanner Nivins needed to change a whole lot at the plate. But... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2016 at Panthers Baseball
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Korey Jarvis, Canada's heavyweight freestyle wrestling champion, qualified for the Olympics in March. Greg Mercer, Record staff GUELPH — The two biggest men in the room are circling the mat, crouching low, pawing one another like bears, looking for an opening. On one side is Jamie Cox, the former national... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at ROAD TO RIO
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Noelvis Entenza was dominant Thursday night, shutting out Toronto over seven innings. Mat McCarthy/Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — It can get a little chilly on the mound sometimes at Jack Couch Park. Just imagine if you’re Noelvis Entenza, a pitcher who spent the bulk of his career... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at Panthers Baseball
The roster is expanding at the Aud. The Kitchener Rangers added two prospects today by signing forward Eric Guest on Thursday and goalie Chris McGonigle this past Tuesday. Guest was the team's third round selection (47th overall) in this year's OHL draft. The Kilworth native had 18 goals and 25... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at Rangers Report
I think this is the third year in a row that the Rangers have hired a coach of some kind while I'm on holidays. I know no one cares but it's all about me, right? So, while I was watching Josh Donaldson crush a grand salami, the Blueshirts added a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at Rangers Report
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Former Panther Ricky Murray had four hits and four RBI Monday night against his old team. David Bebee/Record staff IBL Media Relations KITCHENER – After falling behind early, the Brantford Red Sox used the longball to come back in its 15-11 win over the Kitchener Panthers Monday night. The Red... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at Panthers Baseball
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Fans rush the field in Victoria Park after a Panthers game in 1947. That stadium was torn down in 1951. Record file photo Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — The Kitchener Panthers are in early talks with Conestoga College about partnering to build a shared-use baseball stadium on college land... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at Panthers Baseball
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Matt McGovern gave up six runs (five earned) on seven hits over seven innings Sunday night. Record file photo IBL Media Relations KITCHENER – It wasn't pretty, but the last-place Burlington Bandits outlasted the first-place Kitchener Panthers to win 9-8 in 10 innings Sunday night. The Bandits scored two runs... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at Panthers Baseball
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Kitchener centre fielder Tanner Nivins hit his league-leading seventh home run Saturday in Barrie. Record file photo IBL Media Relations BARRIE – Tanner Nivins had a home run and drove in two runs as the Kitchener Panthers beat the Barrie Baycats 9-3 in a rematch of last year's Intercounty Baseball... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at Panthers Baseball
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Kitchener first baseman Justin Interisano leads the IBL with 20 RBIs in his first nine games as a Panther. David Bebee/Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — A year ago, Justin Interisano just wanted out. Mired in a losing season with the struggling Guelph Royals, there were times baseball... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2016 at Panthers Baseball
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Noelvis Entenza gave up six runs while striking out six over six innings Thursday night. David Bebee/Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER – Kitchener Panthers designated hitter Sean Reilly hit another towering moon shot Thursday night, his 149th career home run in the IBL, as he slugged his way... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at Panthers Baseball
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Mike Glinka, right, had three hits in Saturday's win over Guelph. File photo IBL Media Relations GUELPH - The Kitchener Panthers beat the Guelph Royals 6-2 Saturday to win their ninth of their last 10 games. The game was tied 3-0 after the opening inning and remained the same until... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at Panthers Baseball
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Noelvis Entenza, far right, stands during the Canadian national anthem at Jack Couch Park. Peter Power/Toronto Star Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — Kitchener Panthers manager Dave teBoekhorst asked his new imports how many pitches they’d like to throw in a game. Noelvis Entenza and Ian Rendon just shrugged. Apparently,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2016 at Panthers Baseball
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Kitchener's roster for the upcoming season is taking shape. Yesterday, the team added second round pick Riley Damiani. The centre adds skill, heart and is a pretty grounded kid. I think he may be a bit of a sleeper among second round selections. The Rangers are going to be a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2016 at Rangers Report
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David Whiteside a three-run homer in Thursday's game against London, his second of the season. Record file photo Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — Luke Baker was expecting to see a lot more of the bench after being away from baseball for four years. But at 36, the Cambridge native... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2016 at Panthers Baseball
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The Kitchener Rangers signed centre Riley Damiani to a standard player agreement Thursday morning at the Aud. Damiani was the team's second round pick (29th overall) in this year's OHL draft. The Mississauga native had 34 goals and 41 assists in 71 games for the hometown Rebels this past season.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2016 at Rangers Report