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160 King St. E; Kitchener, ON N2G 4E5 519-894-2231
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The axe fell today at training camp for 13 players. Only players under contract remain at the Aud. It was a tough year to be a walk on as there are few jobs to be had. Those released today included: Goalie: Jonah Capriotti Defence: Nick Durajlija, Colin Felix and Alex... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rangers Report
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Forward Adam Mascherin came to Kitchener with much fanfare. It's part of the deal when you are the second overall selection in the OHL draft. It's a stigma that will follow Mascherin throughout his junior career and he's OK with that. But as the Maple native says that's the past... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rangers Report
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The fitness tests are done and now it's time to see what the guys can do on the ice. There will be a pair of scrimmages between Team Blue and White today, beginning this morning. We're about an hour away from puck drop and netminders Luke Opilka and Johan Capriotti... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Rangers Report
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The Kitchener Panthers played "a great series," said Barrie Baycats manager Angus Roy. Hannah Yoon/Special to the Record Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER — The champagne was popped, the fireworks were shot, and the Kitchener Panthers walked off the field, thinking about next year. After losing the Intercounty Baseball League... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Panthers Baseball
Here's a look at the Blue and White squads for this week's action. Blue: Adam Mascherin-Ryan MacInnis-David Miller Mason Kohn-Joe Garreffa-Nick Magyar Nick McHugh-Scott Del Zotto-Mark Bzowey Mitch Rooney-Ryan George-Raphael Lecours Brian Brosnan-Frank Hora Sean Allen-Nick Durajlija Elijah Roberts-Colin Felix Luke Opilka, Luke Richardson White: Darby Llewellyn-Gustaf Franzen-Jake Henderson Mike... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Rangers Report
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And it's on. Well summer, it was nice knowing you. Training camp officially begins today with fitness testing at the Aud. Practices and games will follow until Saturday. It's exciting times. Lots of hope in the air. And for good reason. After all, the OHL works in cycles. You draft,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Rangers Report
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The Barrie Baycats celebrate their second straight IBL title, after beating the Panthers in five games. Greg Mercer/Record staff Greg Mercer, Record staff BARRIE — The Kitchener Panthers watched the Barrie Baycats celebrate their second straight Intercounty Baseball League championship Tuesday night, after digging themselves into a deep hole they... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Panthers Baseball
They only get a pick if they trade him according to the OHL.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Rangers turn profit yet again at Rangers Report
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First round draft pick Greg Meireles has decided not to play for the Kitchener Rangers this season. General manager Murray Hiebert confirmed the news Monday night at the team's annual general meeting adding that the 16-year-old centre will play for the Ottawa Jr. Senators in the Central Canada Hockey League... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Rangers Report
The books are open and the results are good. The Kitchener Rangers announced a profit for the 20th consecutive year at their annual general meeting held at Rockway Mennonite Collegiate Monday night. The Ontario Hockey League club took in $6,369,046 in total revenues and made $96,319 after all the expenses... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Rangers Report
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The Panthers will send righthander Eric Hall, the winner from Game 2, to the mound Tuesday night. Record staff/Peter Lee Greg Mercer, Record staff KITCHENER – The Kitchener Panthers travel to Barrie Tuesday night trying to hold off the Barrie Baycats from another Intercounty Baseball League championship. The Panthers, down... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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The Kitchener Rangers are on the hunt for an overage player. The OHL club has officially parted ways with goalie Matt Greenfield. The Florida native is hoping to suit up for the Tri-City Storm in the USHL where he's one of four goalies at camp. Greenfield went 17-29-1-5 over two... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Rangers Report
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Starter Kyle McKay pitched five-plus innings, allowing three runs on three hits, striking out six and walking five. Record file photo KITCHENER - The Barrie Baycats are one win away from a second straight IBL title after a 6-5 win over the Panthers in Game 4 of the championship series... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Mike Schnurr gave up four runs on four hits over four-plus innings of relief, while striking out three and walking two. Record file photo BARRIE - The Baycats scored nine runs over two innings on their way to a 12-4 win over the Kitchener Panthers Saturday night in Game 3... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Well, some of the boys are in town. But they'll all be here by Tuesday for the team's annual golf tournament. Training camp starts Wednesday. And the list of invitees is out. Only two free agents this year. I'll have a bit of a breakdown early next week. But for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2015 at Rangers Report
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Tanner Nivins hit a solo home run in the first to start Kitchener's victory over Barrie Thursday night. Record file photo KITCHENER - Tanner Nivins and Mike Andrulis each had a home run and two RBI as the Panthers beat the Barrie Baycats 8-2 Thursday night in Game 2 of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2015 at Panthers Baseball
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The Panthers are drawing their biggest crowds of the year in these IBL playoffs. Record staff Josh Brown, Record staff KITCHENER — There is a buzz at Jack Couch Park. "It's very good," said Kitchener Panthers president Bill Pegg. "We've seen a surge in the last two home games." More... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2015 at Panthers Baseball
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Mike Schnurr went 5.1 innings in Tuesday's loss and was charged with four runs (two earned) on five hits. Record file photo BARRIE - The Baycats opened the IBL championship series for the Jack and Lynne Dominico Trophy with a 4-3 win over the Kitchener Panthers Tuesday night. The Baycats... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2015 at Panthers Baseball
Here are the details for Kitchener Rangers training camp. All games/practices at the Aud. Wednesday, Sept. 2: 7 p.m. – Practice – Team Blue 8 p.m. – Practice – Team White Thursday, Sept. 3: 10 a.m. – Team Blue vs. Team White 7 p.m. – Team Blue vs. Team White... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2015 at Rangers Report
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Matt McGovern is the Panthers only pitcher to have won an IBL final championship, with the Ottawa Fat Cats. Record file photo Christine Rivet, Record staff KITCHENER — The Kitchener Panthers have two players with Intercounty Baseball League championship series experience. The Barrie Baycats, defending IBL champs, are about to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2015 at Panthers Baseball
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It will be a familiar bench in San Jose for Kitchener Rangers fans. Former coach/GM Steve Spott has been hired as an assistant coach and will work under former coach/GM Peter DeBoer. Of course, the duo were side by side during the last golden age of the Rangers, one that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2015 at Rangers Report
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The Panthers' designated hitter Sean Reilly led the IBl with 17 home runs, 48 RBI and a .444 average. Record file photo KITCHENER - Sean Reilly has been named the Intercounty Baseball League's Most Valuable Player. The IBL announced its year-end awards and all-star selections Monday, and the Kitchener Panthers... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2015 at Panthers Baseball
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The Panthers are headed to their first IBL championship series since 2001 after defeating London Saturday night. Record file photo Josh Brown, Record staff KITCHENER — Dave teBoekhorst is banned from managing, not celebrating. So the Kitchener Panthers skipper joined teammates by the dugout after his club earned a berth... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2015 at Panthers Baseball
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Kitchener's Sean Reilly hit a three-run homer Friday night, but the Panthers still fell short. Record file photo LONDON - The Majors forced a deciding game after beating the Kitchener Panthers 5-3 Friday night. The best-of-seven semifinal is tied at three games apiece, and will be decided in a final... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2015 at Panthers Baseball
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Between assignments I have been capturing images using a pinhole camera. I used black and white 4x5 film. The primitive method requires slowing down and really looking at objects. The limitations of the medium are also its strengths, and the slow images of commonplace scenes are anything but commonplace. -... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2015 at Press Camera