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Rangers Open the Season with a 6-2 Win over Firebirds

September 21, 2018 - Kitchener, ON: The Rangers opened the season scoring by committee as Joseph Garreffa, Jonathan Yantsis, Eric Guest and Greg Meireles all tallied 3 points each to lead the way offensively, as the Kitchener Rangers opened up the 2018-19 season with a 6-2 victory over the Flint Firebirds. The season opening crowd of 6,930 witnessed a cautious first period that saw Yantsis open the scoring at the 1:37 mark beating Emanuel Vella to the glove side. The second period saw the Firebirds enjoy three powerplay opportunities that ... Full Story

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Mooseheads Edge Dogs in Overtime Thriller 5-4

September 21, 2018 - The Saint John Sea Dogs opened the 2018-19 Regular Season with a nail biting overtime loss to the Halifax Mooseheads on Friday night at Harbour Station. Saint John's young core excelled on both sides of the puck adding two goals on first ever QMJHL goals from Brady Burns and Josh Lawrence. In a pre-game ceremony highlighted by returning Memorial Cup Captain Mike Thomas, Anthony Boucher was named the Sea Dogs 16th captain in team history. This is Anthony's second year with the team, and his final in the QMJHL as one of thr... Full Story

Black Bears Defeat Blizzard 1-0 in Overtime

September 21, 2018 - The Maryland Black Bears improved to 2-2-1 on the season Friday night with a 1-0 overtime win vs. the Brookings Blizzard. Black Bears goalie David Tomeo earned the first shut-out of his 38-game NAHL career in the 25-save effort. The defensive matchup saw Maryland successfully kill a five minute major penalty in the second period when Dylan Mannon was ejected for spearing. The first three periods ended scoreless and the extra five minutes of 3-on-3 overtime was needed to decide the game. Just over three minutes into overti... Full Story

Barracuda Announce Training Camp Schedule

September 21, 2018 - SAN JOSE - The San Jose Barracuda (@SJBarracuda), proud American Hockey League (@TheAHL) affiliate of the National Hockey League's (@NHL) San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks), today announced the schedule for their 2018 Training Camp, which will be held primarily at Solar4America Ice at San Jose. The schedule is subject to change without notice. All assigned players are expected to be on the ice during the first day of camp and full media access will be made available after practice starting on Monday, Sept. 24. A current Bar... Full Story

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