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160 King St. E; Kitchener, ON N2G 4E5 519-894-2231
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WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL (Series tied 2-2) Game 1: Sault Ste. Marie 3, Kitchener 2 Game 2: Sault Ste. Marie 4, Kitchener 2 Game 3: Kitchener 3, Sault Ste. Marie 0 Game 4: Kitchener 7, Sault Ste. Marie 4 Game 5: April 27, at Sault Ste. Marie, 7:07 p.m. Game 6:... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rangers Report
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Mario Culina was perfect. The Kitchener Rangers goalie shutout his hometown Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 3-0 Monday night at the Aud to help the Blueshirts get back in the Ontario Hockey League western final. The overage netminder made 24 saves as the Soo was held off the scoreboard for the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL (Sault Ste. Marie leads 2-1) Game 1: Sault Ste. Marie 3, Kitchener 2 Game 2: Sault Ste. Marie 4, Kitchener 2 Game 3: Kitchener 3, Sault Ste. Marie 0 Game 4: April 25, at the Aud, 7 p.m. Game 5: April 27, at Sault Ste. Marie, 7:07... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Rangers Report
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Boris Katchouk was worried about his hair. The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds star was busy fixing his brown locks after he was instructed to remove his baseball cap before a televised postgame news conference Saturday at the Essar Centre. It turns out the Ontario Hockey League has a no-hat policy.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL (Sault Ste. Marie leads 2-0) Game 1: Sault Ste. Marie 3, Kitchener 2 Game 2: Sault Ste. Marie 4, Kitchener 2 Game 3: April 23, at the Aud, 7 p.m. Game 4: April 25, at the Aud, 7 p.m. Game 5: April 27, at Sault Ste. Marie,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Rangers Report
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It was an upset in the making. At least, it looked that way Friday at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. The visiting Kitchener Rangers were tied 2-2 with the Ontario Hockey League's top seeded Greyhounds in Game 1 of their western conference final. The Blueshirts were on the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Rangers Report
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Luke Richardson is the first guy on the ice and the last one off. Sweat is dripping down the face of the Kitchener Rangers netminder as he heads to the dressing room Friday at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie. You'd think he just finished a gruelling 60-minute game... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL (Sault Ste. Marie leads 1-0) Game 1: Sault Ste. Marie 3, Kitchener 2 Game 2: Saturday at Sault Ste. Marie, 7:07 p.m. Game 3: April 23, at the Aud, 7 p.m. Game 4: April 25, at the Aud, 7 p.m. Game 5: April 27, at Sault Ste.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Rangers Report
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The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds are used to having their way. The Ontario Hockey League's top team cruised through the regular season. At one point, the club won 23 games straight. So it was a new feeling for the 'Hounds when they found themselves on the brink of elimination in... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Rangers Report
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The Soo's Essar Centre is a tough arena on visiting goalies. But, aside from the Aud, there probably isn't a venue in the Ontario Hockey League that Kitchener Rangers 'keeper Mario Culina feels better in. "I've had a lot of success in that rink," he said. The Soo native has... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Rangers Report
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The resume is daunting. The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds have been the top ranked club in the Canadian Hockey League for most of the year. The team has lost twice — twice! — in regulation time on home ice this season. The forwards are fast, skilled and every line can... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Rangers Report
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WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (1) vs. Kitchener Rangers (2) Game 1: Friday at Sault Ste. Marie, 7:07 p.m. Game 2: Saturday at Sault Ste. Marie, 7:07 p.m. Game 3: April 23, at the Aud, 7 p.m. Game 4: April 25, at the Aud, 7 p.m. Game 5:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2018 at Rangers Report
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They made it past the ice storm, then they put the Sarnia Sting on ice. The Kitchener Rangers are off to their first Ontario Hockey League Western Conference final in six years, after winning their best-of-seven series in six games against the Sarnia Sting. The final dagger came Sunday with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL (Rangers win 4-2) Game 1: Kitchener 4, Sarnia 2 Game 2: Sarnia 3, Kitchener 2 (OT) Game 3: Sarnia 4, Kitchener 1 Game 4: Kitchener 5, Sarnia 3 Game 5: Kitchener 3, Sarnia 2 (OT) Game 6: Kitchener 6, Sarnia 2 Additional reading: Hugg is Game 5... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2018 at Rangers Report
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The thought crossed Rickard Hugg's mind during the break leading into overtime. "I was thinking about it a little bit in the locker-room," said the Kitchener Rangers centre. It, was the game-winning goal. It was a pretty lofty ambition for a fourth line pivot that hasn't seen a ton of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2018 at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL (Rangers lead series 3-2) Game 1: Kitchener 4, Sarnia 2 Game 2: Sarnia 3, Kitchener 2 (OT) Game 3: Sarnia 4, Kitchener 1 Game 4: Kitchener 5, Sarnia 3 Game 5: Kitchener 3, Sarnia 2 (OT) Game 6: April 15, in Sarnia, 5 p.m. Game 7, April... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2018 at Rangers Report
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It wasn't a must win game for the Kitchener Rangers. But the Blueshirts sure didn't want to return home down 3-1 in their best-of-seven series against the Sarnia Sting. And now they won't. The Rangers got back on even footing in the Ontario Hockey League western conference semifinal with a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2018 at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL (Series tied 2-2) Game 1: Kitchener 4, Sarnia 2 Game 2: Sarnis 3, Kitchener 2 (OT) Game 3: Sarnia 4, Kitchener 1 Game 4: Kitchener 5, Sarnia 3 Game 5: April 13, in Kitchener, 7:30 p.m. Game 6: April 15, in Sarnia, 5 p.m. Game 7, April... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Amy Mausser is a trailblazer, just don't tell her that. "I try not to think of it like that," said the Sarnia Sting athletic therapist. "I'm like everyone else. I'm not any different. I'm not trying to prove a point." But she is the only woman behind the bench in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Something needs to change. The Kitchener Rangers are fading fast in their Ontario Hockey League western conference semifinal. The Blueshirts have dropped back-to-back games to the Sarnia Sting — including Tuesday's one-sided 4-1 decision — and now find themselves trailing 2-1 in the best-of-seven series. "I didn't think it was... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL (Sting lead series 2-1) Game 1: Kitchener 4, Sarnia 2 Game 2: Sarnia 3, Kitchener 2 (OT) Game 3: Sarnia 4, Kitchener 1 Game 4: April 12, in Sarnia, 7:05 p.m. Game 5: April 13, in Kitchener, 7:30 p.m.* Game 6: April 15, in Sarnia, 5 p.m.*... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Murray Hiebert knows Armley Corner well. The Kitchener Rangers director of hockey operations used to travel that stretch of eastern Saskatchewan highway while helping coach Manitoba hockey teams from Flin Flon and Cranberry Portage. "I've driven by that corner on the bus a number of times," said Hiebert, who hails... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2018 at Rangers Report
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Trouble is brewing in the Valade household. The Kitchener Rangers chose right-winger Reid Valade with the 17th overall pick in Saturday's Ontario Hockey League priority selection draft. But older brother Riley was taken by the Owen Sound Attack — one of the Blueshirts' division rivals — in the 13th round... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Rangers Report
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The celebration was pretty animated and Sean Josling knows it. But hey, it's the playoffs and the winger's marker capped a 3-2 overtime win for the Sarnia Sting, on the road no less, against the Kitchener Rangers on Sunday at the Aud. So you can forgive him for the knee... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at Rangers Report
WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL (Series tied 1-1) Game 1: Kitchener 4, Sarnia 2 Game 2: Sarnia 3, Kitchener 2 (OT), 7 p.m. Game 3: April 10, in Sarnia, 7:05 p.m. Game 4: April 12, in Sarnia, 7:05 p.m. Game 5: April 13, in Kitchener, 7:30 p.m.* Game 6: April 15, in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2018 at Rangers Report