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160 King St. E; Kitchener, ON N2G 4E5 519-894-2231
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The oldest player in the Kitchener Waterloo Oldtimers Hockey League felt like a kid again after his scrappy team pulled off one final upset to win the league championship. Glenn Reist, 87 years of age and his team started a winning streak in the playoffs that took them all the... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Press Camera
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So it didn't go the way the Rangers wanted it in Game 1. The usually offensive-heavy London Knights actually relied on team defence to take the western conference quarter-final opener 3-1 Friday at the Bud Gardens. And with it, the Knights own a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Three... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rangers Report
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The playoffs. The Kitchener Rangers have waited two years for this moment. Tonight, the sixth seeded club heads to the Budweiser Gardens to try and play spoiler against the No. 3 London Knights in what hopes to be the beginning of a great series. It's the first taste of the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rangers Report
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He's not an easy man to connect with. But I managed to get some time with London Knights coach Dale Hunter in advance of this weekend's series against the Kitchener Rangers. And it was a stroll down memory lane. For those too young, Hunter was once a prized Ranger. He... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Rangers Report
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The OHL released the finalists for major awards today. Kitchener goalie Jake Paterson is up for goalie and overage player of the year. Rangers winger Darby Llewellyn is a finalist for most sportsmanlike player. Here's the list of all this year's nominees. I've bolded the names that I'd choose as... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Rangers Report
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One of the biggest things that stands out between the Kitchener Rangers and London Knights is playoff experience - at least on the current rosters. The Rangers have just seven players that have dipped their toes in the post-season waters. Only five have played more than five games. London has... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Rangers Report
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As the third seed, the London Knights go into the Ontario Hockey League western conference quarter-finals as the favourite over the sixth place Kitchener Rangers. But it's not as lopsided as it seems. Peer into the numbers and there isn't much of a gap between the two rivals, who kick... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Rangers Report
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Former Cincinnati Reds prospect Mitch Clarke, pitching for the Dayton Dragons in 2011, has resigned with the Panthers. Record file photo KITCHENER – The Kitchener Panthers are hoping once again that former Cincinnati Reds prospect Mitch Clarke can regain his old form this summer after a long recovery from shoulder... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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1. The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds will win the OHL crown. There, I said it (big leap, right?) I hate making predictions but every year I get pulled back in to doing them. And it is the playoff edition of The OHL 10, so here goes nothing. EASTERN CONFERENCE Oshawa... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Rangers Report
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Here we go. Kitchener Rangers vs. London Knights. There are lots of rivalries in the Ontario Hockey League but, as Rangers’ winger Darby Llewellyn says, this one is one of the best. And this season, it’s fairly even, despite the third seeding for the Knights and sixth for the Rangers.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Rangers Report
It's the last game of the season for the Kitchener Rangers. In case you didn't hear, the Blueshirts have drawn the London Knights in the first round of the playoffs, beginning Friday. Here's how the team feels about that. I skipped the Soo game in order to get back to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Rangers Report
Kitchener: 32-24-3-7, 74 pts, sixth in the west Saginaw: 28-36-2-1, 59 pts, eighth in the west Time: 7:11 p.m. Head-to-head: Kitchener is 1-0-1-1 against Saginaw this season and 9-5-1-4 in the past five years. Paterson returns: Rangers’ goalie Jake Paterson gets the start in his first game back in Saginaw... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Rangers Report
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It was another win at the Aud on Friday. This time the Rangers took it 4-3 in overtime against the Plymouth Whalers. And in doing so, the club finished with the most points at home in the past four years. Not bad considering two of those years were veteran teams... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Rangers Report
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The Kitchener Rangers Connor Bunnaman #74, of Guelph didn't get on the scoresheet in the Rangers Overtime 4-3 win against the Plymouth Whalers on Friday, March 20, but he played big in front of my lens. He's in all three of my best photos from 1st period action at The... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Press Camera
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It’s farewell to the Whalers. Friday’s game is the final match between Kitchener and Plymouth before the team moves to Flint to become the Firebirds. And what a history it has been. Kitchener’s coaching staff for the past 14 years is a direct result of Plymouth. On the ice, you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at Rangers Report
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The OHL released its annual coaches poll yesterday and a trio of Rangers were honoured in the western conference portion. Hardest shot: Max Iafrate (first in voting) Best body checker: Liam Maaskant (third in voting) Best puck handling goalie: Jake Paterson (tied for first) Best shootout goalie: Jake Paterson (first... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at Rangers Report
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Kitchener Rangers captain Liam Maaskant will not miss any playoff action. The blueliner received a two-game suspension by the OHL today for his slew foot on Guelph forward Robby Fabbri. Maaskant will miss Friday's game against Plymouth and Saturday's match in Saginaw but can return Sunday in the Soo and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Rangers Report
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A few newsy items came out of last night's 3-2 loss to the Guelph Storm. First, the Rangers can no longer clinch home ice advantage in the playoffs. And perhaps that was a bit of a reach considering the number of teams Kitchener needed to leapfrog in order to get... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Rangers Report
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During the U.S.A. vs Canada game at the worlds in Sapporo, Japan there was a measurement with Canada holding a 5-1 lead. It took the official at least four tries with the final couple of tries showing the measurements I captured below (yes you have to trust me that I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at In The House
The pace is furious from here to the end of the OHL season. Four games in the next six days for the Rangers, who start in Guelph tonight, host Plymouth Friday and then hit the road to Saginaw and the Soo to wrap up the weekend. This is the money... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at Rangers Report
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1. It was a busy week in the OHL. Front and centre was the official word that the Belleville Bulls are indeed moving to Hamilton, where they will be known as the Bulldogs. There are so many interesting elements to this story and I’d like to touch on a few.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Rangers Report
It wasn't a good game for the Kitchener Rangers. Erie cruised to a convincing 5-1 win Sunday in a game that saw the Rangers get off to a brutal start. It's like the Rangers were in awe during the first period and just chased the Otters around the ice. Despite... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Rangers Report
Yep, he's on fire.
Toggle Commented Mar 15, 2015 on Erie 5, Kitchener 1 at Rangers Report
Thanks Mike, here in Erie. Posted game day last night since I had to hit the road today.
Toggle Commented Mar 15, 2015 on Erie 5, Kitchener 1 at Rangers Report
The opponents keep getting harder for the Kitchener Rangers. Today, it's Erie, the second hottest team in the OHL. The Otters have won six straight and are 8-2 in their past 10 games. Talk about a tough road after already playing London and Guelph this week. The good news? The... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2015 at Rangers Report