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Rangers trade Scott Sheppard to Kingston; Roy receives 6 game suspension

THE SCOOP

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The Kitchener Rangers have traded center Scott Sheppard to the Kingston Frontenacs in return for the Frontenacs 4th Round Draft Pick in the 2002 OHL Priority Selection.

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In other news, the Rangers learned today that the OHL has suspended Derek Roy for 6 games, the result of a major penalty received in the game against the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds September 30 at Kitchener.

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THE STORY

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The Kitchener Rangers have traded center Scott Sheppard to the Kingston Frontenacs in return for the Frontenacs 4th Round Draft Pick in the 2002 OHL Priority Selection.

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Sheppard, 18, played just over a season with the Rangers. He was the teams 1st round selection in the 1999 OHL Bantam Draft.

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A native of Selkirk, Ontario, Sheppard compiled 11 goals and 16 assists in 67 games last year. This year, in two games, Sheppard recorded 1 assist.

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The OHL announced today Rangers center Derek Roy has been suspended for 6 games following a major penalty received in Sundays game against the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.

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Roy, 18, will be eligible to return to the Rangers lineup Friday, October 19 when the Rangers host the Erie Otters.

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For more information, please contact the Kitchener Rangers office at 519-576-3700 or visit our website at www.kitchenerrangers.com.

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