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160 King St. E; Kitchener, ON N2G 4E5 519-894-2231
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PREGAME Rangers: 39-17-2-0, second in western conference 67’s: 26-24-5-3, sixth in eastern conference Head to head: Kitchener leads 1-0 Game-time: 2 p.m. The skinny: Kitchener has won two straight games, a run that includes a 3-2 victory against Ottawa this past Monday. The Rangers have 10 games in the next... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rangers Report
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It might be hard to make out the advertisements on the dasher boards behind the nets at the Aud. Too many black scuff marks from errant pucks — courtesy of the Kitchener Rangers — have obscured the view. Officially, the Blueshirts blasted 33 shots at the Sudbury cage Friday night.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 38-17-2-0, second in western conference Wolves: 14-36-7-0, tenth in eastern conference Head to head: Sudbury leads 1-0 Game-time: 7:30 p.m. The skinny: Sudbury doubled Kitchener 4-2 back in November for one of its biggest wins of the season. The Wolves are last in the OHL and have one... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Rangers Report
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Rob Papineau was always a believer in Kitchener Rangers goalie Mario Culina. "We just thought this guy was too good to not still be playing in our league," said the Sudbury Wolves general manager. So Papineau — and his staff — persuaded the one-time Windsor Spitfires backup to leave Ryerson... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Rangers Report
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The regular season is wrapping up. And every Ontario Hockey League franchise has stories to tell from the 2017-18 campaign. Some are good, some are bad. Here is one newsmaker for each franchise before the playoffs begin. 1. Barrie has almost gone from worst to first. The Colts finished in... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Rangers Report
It was a tense minute. Ottawa forward Austen Keating appeared to score the game-tying goal just before the final buzzer sounded in Monday afternoon's tilt against the Kitchener Rangers at the TD Centre. The 67's were doing their best to sell it — by celebrating as if they had indeed... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 37-17-2-0, second in western conference 67’s: 25-22-5-3, sixth in eastern conference Head to head: This is the first meeting this season. Game-time: 2 p.m. The skinny: Kitchener is 7-1 against Ottawa over the past five years. … The 67’s have been deadly on home ice of late going... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Rangers Report
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Rickard Hugg had his arms up in celebration. The Kitchener Rangers winger thought he had snapped a 21-game goalless skid with his third period marker in Kingston Sunday afternoon. But the Frontenacs challenged the call and, upon review, the goal was overturned as officials ruled the Blueshirts offside. "I was... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 37-16-2-0, second in western conference Frontenacs: 30-17-5-3, third in eastern conference Head to head: Kitchener leads 1-0. Game-time: 2 p.m. The skinny: Kitchener is coming off a humbling 6-2 loss in London that snapped a three-game winning streak. The Rangers have been the second best team in the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2018 at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 37-15-2-0, second in western conference Knights: 29-21-2-2, fourth in western conference Head to head: Kitchener leads 3-2. Game-time: 7:30 p.m. The skinny: The Rangers are on a roll with 10 wins in their past 11 games while London is 7-6-0-1 since last month’s trade deadline. ... This is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Adam Mascherin owns an NHL-ready shot. The Kitchener Rangers winger is tied for fifth in Ontario Hockey League scoring with 72 points, heading into Thursday's action. His 35 goals are third best and his play away from the puck has drastically improved. Yet the Florida Panthers second-round draft pick remains... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Forwards were volunteering to play defence. That's how thin the blue line was for the Kitchener Rangers in their school day game against the Mississauga Steelheads on Wednesday afternoon. Suspensions, an injury and the flu pushed four starting rearguards to the sidelines for the tilt at the Hershey Centre. But... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 36-15-2-0, second in the western conference Steelheads: 24-26-0-2, eighth in the eastern conference Head to head: Mississauga dumped Kitchener 6-2 last month at the Aud. Game-time: 11 a.m. The skinny: The Steelheads have lost three of their past four games but are 10-4-0-1 since the calendar flipped. The... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2018 at Rangers Report
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They can make a bad season bearable and a successful one even better. I'm talking about surprises — the good kind. Some appear out of nowhere, others are prospects peaking earlier than expected while more come courtesy of players seizing sudden opportunities. Here's one pleasant surprise for every Ontario Hockey... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Riley Damiani can't remember the last time he was benched. "I'm not sure," said the Kitchener Rangers second year centre. "I think in minor hockey. It has been a while." But there he was, butt firmly planted on the pine for the entire second period Saturday evening in Hamilton. The... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2018 at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 35-15-2-0, second in western conference Bulldogs: 33-13-3-3, first in eastern conference Head to head: Kitchener edged Hamilton 4-3 last week in the only other meeting between the two clubs this season. Game-time: 4 p.m. The skinny: Both teams are well rested. Kitchener got an unexpected night off after... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at Rangers Report
Snowy weather means tonight's game has been postponed and will now run Feb. 27 at the Aud at 7 p.m. PREGAME Rangers: 35-15-2-0, second in western conference Sting: 36-12-4-0, third in western conference Head to head: Kitchener beat Sarnia 3-1 in the second game of the season but both teams... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at Rangers Report
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The Kitchener Rangers will likely be down a couple key players heading into one of their most important weekends of the season. And it's shaping up to be a double blue line blow for the Blueshirts. Defenceman Logan Stanley is waiting for a suspension ruling from the Ontario Hockey League... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at Rangers Report
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It's one of the hottest lines in the Ontario Hockey League. But the combination of Adam Mascherin, Kole Sherwood and centre Logan Brown presents some problems for the Kitchener Rangers. I know, it sounds crazy. After all, the trio had 11 goals and 21 assists over its first four games... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 34-15-2-0, second in western conference IceDogs: 26-16-4-3, fourth in eastern conference Head to head: Kitchener blanked Niagara 6-0 in mid-January in the only other game between the clubs this season. Game-time: 7 p.m. The skinny: Kitchener is looking to rebound after seeing its seven-game winning streak snapped in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at Rangers Report
First, the good news. The Kitchener Rangers are trending up. The club has posted a better record in each quarter of the season and that's a positive sign with the playoffs inching closer. Now, of course, comes the bad news. The Blueshirts saw their seven-game winning streak snapped with a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 34-14-2-0, second in western conference Attack: 22-19-2-5, seventh in western conference Head to head: Kitchener is 4-2-1-0 against the Attack this season. Game-time: 7:30 p.m. The skinny: Kitchener has won seven straight and is coming off a big 4-3 victory against the east leading Hamilton Bulldogs Friday at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2018 at Rangers Report
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The buzz started early. "You could tell the guys were really focused from the morning skate," said Kitchener Rangers utility man Joseph Garreffa. "Whenever you see the first place team from the other side you want to beat them." That beast from the east was the Hamilton Bulldogs. The eastern... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 33-14-2-0, second in western conference Bulldogs: 32-11-3-3, first in eastern conference Head to head: This is the first meeting between the clubs this season. Game-time: 7:30 p.m. The skinny: Two of the OHL’s hottest teams clash in what should be a dandy. Kitchener has won six consecutive games.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at Rangers Report
The Kitchener Rangers are standing tall while short-handed. The Blueshirts are near perfect while down a man and have allowed one lonely power play goal in 32 chances over nine games since the Ontario Hockey League's trade deadline on Jan. 10. The run has the Rangers second in the OHL... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at Rangers Report