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Two games left this week and then it's holiday time. The action starts tonight at the Aud against the London Knights, who will be short-handed since Max Domi, Mike McCarron and Julius Bergman are all away at world junior hockey camps. But, as Sarnia proved last week, a depleted lineup... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Rangers Report
Well that's two games to forget. The Rangers put up the donut this past weekend losing 4-1 to both Sarnia and Barrie to give the team two wins in the past nine games. The frustrating part is that Kitchener's two wins were probably against the two best teams they faced... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Rangers Report
From Josh: Don used to host a western radio show and was dubbed "Oklahoma Don" at one point in his career because of it.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Christmas wish list? More goals at Rangers Report
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Not much time to dwell on last night's 4-1 loss to Sarnia as the Kitchener Rangers hit the road for a game against the Barrie Colts at the Molson Centre tonight. It was a prime time to take advantage of the visiting Sting, who were without several key players and... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Rangers Report
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This photo involved a mad scramble. I was at the Record working on archiving digital images when it seemed like every soul in the newsroom noticed the sky at the same time. Several voices loudly exclaimed, "look at the sunset"! Some immediately walked out on our small second floor balcony... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Press Camera
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The surprising Sarnia Sting hit the Aud tonight. It has been a big rebound season for the Sting who are already two wins shy of last year's entire win total. Part of the reason for the turnaround, according to GM Nick Sinclair, is the team's massive depth. But good news... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Rangers Report
Considering the upswing in curling's profile on television and through the Olympics, the Zone 12 drop in competitive interest in mainstream events is shocking. In men's Tankard, Zone 12 (consisting of clubs in Waterloo Region (Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge) and Guelph had a dozen to 16 entries from 2000 to 2010. It... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at In The House
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Download our spreadsheet with all the information The Record collected by clicking on the link below. Download Remembering_database Last updated Dec. 17, 2014. Learn About Tableau Learn About Tableau Learn About Tableau All The Record stories in the Remembering The Great War series here Past feature stories and videos Solon... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at Remembering The Great War
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Three up: 1. Best players are just that. You want to win games in the OHL? Then your best line needs to play like it. And the Rangers got three points each from their top trio of Brent Pedersen, Ryan MacInnis and Justin Bailey in the 7-4 win over Erie... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at Rangers Report
It has been a tough year for Kitchener Rangers goalie Izzy Benigno. The keeper, who signed with the Rangers this past summer, has yet to player a single game this season due to a concussion. Benigno moved to Kitchener and joined the Jr. B Kitchener Dutchmen but got hurt before... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at Rangers Report
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So, be honest, who had Liam Maaskant in the pool to score the Teddy Bear goal? Don’t worry even the captain had his doubts. “I wouldn’t have picked myself to get the goal,” he said after last night’s 7-4 win over Erie. It was Maaskant’s 10th career goal. And you... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at Rangers Report
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Canadian champions: From left Kerry Lackie, Lisa McLean, Halyna Tepylo and Cynthia Roth are the 2014-2015 Travelers Curling Club Champions. There was some good, the bad and the ugly with Westmount skip Kerry Lackie's run for a national title at the Travelers Club Championship in November. First came the bad.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at In The House
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The top dogs of the OHL's western conference stroll into the Aud tonight to face the Rangers. And the Erie Otters bring super rookie Alex DeBrincat with them. The 16-year-old has turned into the find of the league this season. He's tied for eighth in league scoring and already has... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at Rangers Report
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The Kitchener Rangers went 0-2 on the weekend. The team is tied for sixth with the Sarnia Sting in the OHL's western conference. Three up: 1. Dawson Carty. He has been fairly consistent through the team's recent skid of five losses in six games. Take out a 5-0 drubbing in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at Rangers Report
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The Kitchener Rangers are finding out how tough it is in the OHL's midwest division. You just can't afford to go on a losing streak in this cruel five team bracket. The teams - Erie, Guelph, Owen Sound and London - are just too good. The Rangers lost some big... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at Rangers Report
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These slow starts are starting to affect the Kitchener Rangers. Earlier in the season, the club was able to rally for a win or salvage a point after stumbling through the first period. Last night, against Owen Sound, they never recovered from a brutal opening 20 minutes. Today, it's up... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at Rangers Report
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Canada lost a hockey hero and a wonderful human being with the recent passing of Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Beliveau. I had the chance to photograph Mr. Beliveau at one of the RIM Park ice pads in Waterloo as he met fans and signed autographs. The media contact told me... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at Press Camera
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St Benedict Saints lost the lead early to a well supported Resurrection Phoenix senior boys D8 basketball team. Rez had the lead going in to the second half and their vocal fans were ready for a big finish...Cue the comeback.. In a hard fought game full of big plays, Saints... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at Press Camera
It's the first half of a home and home with the Owen Sound Attack at the Aud tonight. Tomorrow the team is off to the Lumley. Earlier this week, the team found out that it will be in tact over the holidays as nobody will participate in the world junior... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at Rangers Report
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David Martin, Evecutive Minister of the Mennonite Church Eastern Canada wearing a traditional Chin decorated blazer cut a ribbon to open the KW-Chin Christian Church. The opening ceremony was held on the front steps of the former Verses restaurant and was attended by the congregation and special guests. The church... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at Press Camera
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Friends for 29 years, co-workers for more than a decade. Former Kitchener Rangers bosses Peter DeBoer and Steve Spott have a long history together. They both left promising careers in law and teaching to follow their dream of coaching in the NHL. Tonight, the pair will go head to head... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at Rangers Report
Organ tuner from Mathew McCarthy on Vimeo. Joel VanderZee and Rich Hrytzak tune 2900 pipes of the Casavant Organ they restored for the Church of Our Lady Immaculate in Guelph, Ontario. Mathew McCarthy Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at Press Camera
Well, not technically Rangers, but Kitchener property nonetheless. I'm referring to the International Scouting Services 2015 NHL draft rankings. Two Rangers' picks are slated - according to the ISS - to go in the first round. You've probably heard their names before if you read this blog. Forward Jeremy Bracco... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at Rangers Report
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Kitchener Rangers forwards Justin Bailey and Ryan MacInnis were left of USA Hockey's preliminary roster for the upcoming world junior hockey championship. Both are enjoying career years in the OHL. Bailey leads the Rangers with 30 points in 24 games while MacInnis, his linemate, is virtually a point per game... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at Rangers Report
Just dropping in briefly today. Trying to catch up on some sleep after basically living in my car for the past four days. And looky here. It's a double dose of good news. First, the Kitchener Rangers snapped their three-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over Ottawa. Second, I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Rangers Report