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160 King St. E; Kitchener, ON N2G 4E5 519-894-2231
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PREGAME Rangers: 31-23-2-2, sixth in the west Generals: 34-18-3-2, third in the east Head to head: Kitchener defeated Oshawa 3-2 in the only other meeting between the two clubs this season. Game-time: 7:05 p.m. The skinny: Oshawa and Peterborough seem to be rotating in and out of top spot in... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rangers Report
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A decent start. A fizzle to the finish. The Rangers dropped their second straight losing 5-0 to Owen Sound Thursday. It was the usual suspects doing the damage. Forward Kevin Hancock had two points (and now has 14 vs. Kitchener) while goalie Michael McNiven posted his second shutout - and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 31-22-2-2, sixth in west Attack: 38-15-1-2, fourth in west Head to head: Owen Sound is 5-1 against Kitchener this season. Game-time: 7 p.m. The skinny: The Attack went on a 17 game point scoring streak (16 wins, 1 shootout loss) from early December to late January which has... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Rangers Report
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Minor League Baseball has been able to cut down on scenes like this thanks to stricter penalties for players who brawl. Dayton Daily News Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — Ontario’s Intercounty Baseball League will begin imposing automatic suspensions on players and managers who fight during games, as part of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Kitchener's three game winning streak came to an end Monday. The Bulldogs jumped on the visiting Rangers in Hamilton and skated to an easy 5-2 victory. The Rangers started their fifth goalie of the season when rookie Lucas Pfeil took the crease. Ironically, veteran Dawson Carty was at the other... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 31-21-2-2, sixth in the west Bulldogs: 27-23-3-2, fourth in east Head to head: The Rangers blanked Hamilton 2-0 earlier this season. Game-time: 2 p.m. The skinny: Two teams on a roll clash in the Hammer. Kitchener has won its past three games including two this weekend in the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 30-21-2-2, sixth in the west Spirit: 21-26-6-2, ninth in the west Head to head: Kitchener is looking for the season sweep after winning its first three games against Saginaw this season. Game-time: 7:05 p.m. The skinny: The Rangers are coming in hot after a convincing 4-1 victory Friday... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2017 at Rangers Report
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Justin Interisano rounds third during the Panthers playoffs against Hamilton season. Ian Stewart/Special to the Record Record staff KITCHENER — The Kitchener Panthers will kick off their 99th season in the Intercounty Baseball League on the road, visiting the Toronto Maple Leafs May 7 at Christie Pits. Their home opener... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
PREGAME Rangers: 29-21-2-2, sixth in the west Sault Ste. Marie: 38-14-2-1, second in the west Head to head: The ‘Hounds beat the Rangers 6-5 in overtime in the only other meeting this season. Game-time: 7:07 p.m. The skinny: The Essar Centre hasn’t been kind to the Rangers. The Blueshirts lost... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2017 at Rangers Report
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This week's OHL column leads off with a look at the Mississauga Steelheads. The Trout were once in last place in the eastern conference but are now comfortably locked in second and eyeing top dogs Oshawa and Peterborough after putting together an 18-3-3-3 record since early December. GM James Boyd... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Rangers Report
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Eight goals. A one sided win. And a message sent. The Rangers put Sarnia in its place Sunday at the Aud with an 8-4 victory. The blowout was long overdue and a nice boost of confidence after a rough start to February. It also gave the Rangers some breathing room... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2017 at Rangers Report
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Noelvis Entenza will play for Cuba in the World Baseball Classic. The Panthers hope he's one of three returning imports this season. Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — The Kitchener Panthers are in negotiations to sign four Cuban players for the 2017 Intercounty Baseball League season, as they reload in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2017 at Panthers Baseball
PREGAME Rangers: 28-21-2-2, sixth in west Sting: 25-21-5-1, seventh in west Head to head: Kitchener is 1-1-0-1 this season against Sarnia. Game-time: 2 p.m. The skinny: Rangers coach Jay McKee has already called it the most important game of the year (to date). Sixth place Kitchener is just four points... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2017 at Rangers Report
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It's the weekend so let's not dwell on the negatives. For a recap of last night's loss to London - Kitchener's 12th straight to the Knights - click here. Otherwise, enjoy this shot (by The Record's Peter Lee) of Joseph Garreffa seconds after he beat London goalie Tyler Johnson on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2017 at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 28-20-2-2, sixth in west Knights: 35-9-3-4, third in west Head to head: London is 4-0 against Kitchener this season. Game-time: 7 p.m. The skinny: London is tied with Erie for top spot in the OHL with 77 points but falls to third place since the Knights have two... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2017 at Rangers Report
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Darby Llewellyn keeps going and going. The fifth year forward moved into second all-time in the record books for games played by a Ranger. He's up to 286 and will surpass 300 if he stays healthy this season. It's not enough to catch leader Andre Benoit (324) but impressive nonetheless.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2017 at Rangers Report
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The Rangers four-game losing streak is done. Though its demise didn't come without some drama. Niagara tied the game with 1:58 to go before Adam Mascherin scored the OT winner last night at the Aud. So how did they snap the streak? Well, the team got off to a fast... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2017 at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 27-20-2-2, sixth in west IceDogs: 17-26-5-3, tied for eighth in east Head to head: This is the first meeting this season. The Rangers were 2-0 against the ‘Dogs last season. Game-time: 7 p.m. at the Aud The skinny: It’s a battle of two struggling teams. Kitchener has lost... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Rangers Report
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Well that wasn't pretty. Two very winnable games for the Rangers turned into two one-sided losses. It was 6-2 to Windsor on Friday and 5-2 to Flint on Saturday. And now Kitchener has lost four in a row and other teams - Sarnia, Flint - are catching up in the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 27-19-2-2, sixth in west Firebirds: 23-21-1-3, eighth in west Head to head: 1-1 Game-time: 7 p.m. The skinny: Flint is fighting for the final playoff spot in the west. The ‘Birds are just four points up on Saginaw with 20 games to go. Kitchener too is trying to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2017 at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 27-18-2-2, sixth in west Spitfires: 31-11-5-2, fourth in west Head to head: Kitchener is 2-0-0-1 Game-time: 7:30 p.m. The skinny: The Memorial Cup hosts are limping to the finish line with a host of injuries to key players. Defenceman Logan Stanley had knee surgery last month to fix... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2017 at Rangers Report
The numbers aren't pretty. Two losses in a row (would be four if not for the generous gift the video review judge gave Joseph Garreffa in Kitchener's comeback win over North Bay last week). Four losses in the past six games. Eleven losses in a row to London - including... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2017 at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 27-17-2-2, sixth in west Knights: 32-8-3-4, third in west Head to head: London leads season series 3-0 Game-time: 7 p.m. The skinny: Simply put London owns Kitchener. The Rangers have lost 10 straight to the Knights, including a four game post-season sweep. The Blueshirts last beat the Green... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2017 at Rangers Report
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What a run. Seventeen games - 16 wins and a shootout loss. It's record breaking stuff up in Owen Sound. The Attack kept the streak going Sunday by beating Kitchener 6-4. The Rangers did all they could to help their foes extend the run by taking regular trips to the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2017 at Rangers Report
PREGAME Rangers: 27-16-2-2, sixth in west Attack: 31-13-1-1, fifth in west Head to head: The Attack lead the season series 4-1 Game-time: 2 p.m. The skinny: Owen Sound is on an incredible roll that has seen the club earn points in 16 straight games (15 wins, 1 SOL). The Attack... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2017 at Rangers Report