Rangers defeat PlymouthApril 6, 2012 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) Plymouth Whalers
Kitchener leads to best-four-of-seven OHL Western Conference Semifinal series, 1-game-to-0.
After a scoreless first period, Rieder scored the only goal of the second period at 19:32 with a shot from the left hashmark over the shoulder of Plymouth goaltender Scott Wedgewood.
Thomson scored the only goal of the third period, re-directing Michael Catenacci's pass while on his stomach and sliding towards the Plymouth goal.
Plymouth outshot Kitchener, 40-30.
Here's the rest of the series: Game 2 - Sunday, April 8 - Plymouth at Kitchener, 7:05 pm, Memorial Auditorium.
Game 3 - Tuesday, April 10 - Kitchener at Plymouth, 7:05 pm, Compuware Arena.
Game 4 - Wednesday, April 11 - Plymouth at Kitchener, 7:05 pm, Memorial Auditorium.
(*) Game 5 - Saturday, April 14 - Kitchener at Plymouth, 7:05 pm, Compuware Arena.
(*) Game 6 - Sunday, April 15 - Plymouth at Kitchener, 7:05 pm, Memorial Auditorium.
(*) Game 7 - Tuesday, April 17 - Kitchener at Plymouth, 7:05 pm, Compuware Arena.
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