1. TAMING THE HOUNDS
The Rangers are 2-1 against the Soo this season, with a pair of 5-1 victories against the Greyhounds at The Aud and a 6-3 loss on the road last month. The Rangers last win against the Soo came in early February and it was Darby Llewellyn (1G, 2A) and Gustaf Franzen (2G) leading the home team to victory.
2. HOUNDS ON TOP
The Hounds (52-12-0-2) are the league’s best team, and will take on the Saginaw Spirit in the first round of the OHL Playoffs.
The Blueshirts have also cemented their spot in the Western Conference and will travel to London on Friday, March 27 for game one of their quarter final series. The Rangers are 3-1-1-1 against the Knights this year, including two wins at the Bud Gardens.
The Kitchener Rangers will face off against the London Knights in the opening round of the 2015 Ontario Hockey League Playoffs, beginning on Friday, March 27 at the Budweiser Gardens in London.
This year’s playoff schedule will follow a 2-2-1-1-1 format, with the Rangers’ first round schedule as follows:
Fri., March 27 at London, 7:30
Sun., March 29 at London, 4:00
Tues., March 31 at Kitchener, 7:00 (Home Game A)
Thurs. April 2 at Kitchener, 7:00 (Home Game B)
Fri., April 3 at London, 7:30*
Sun., April 5 at Kitchener, 7:00* (Home Game C)
Tues., April 7 at London, 7:00*
Tickets for Rangers home playoff games are on sale now! Playoff tickets may be purchased by phone at 519-578-1570 or 1-800-265-8977, via the internet or in person at The Aud Box Office or Centre in the Square.
PLAYER TO WATCH
Defenceman Frank Hora has eight points in his last seven games and has set new career highs in goals (4) and points (33). The Cheektowaga, NY native has two helpers in the season series with the Hounds and leads the team with a career-best +14 rating.
FOLLOW THE GAME
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