The Kitchener Rangers Hockey Club confirmed this morning that defenseman Ben Fanelli will return to play in the Ontario Hockey League for the 2011-12 season.
Fanelli will take to the ice when training camp opens this evening.
“For almost the past two years our organization, Ben’s family and most importantly Ben himself have focused on his recovery, stated Chief Operating Officer, Steve Bienkowski. I know this is an exciting day for Ben, our club and our fans.
Ben’s rehabilitation has been about healing, without specific timelines. His dedication, commitment and perseverance as well as the support of his family and teammates has allowed him to reach his goal.”
In order to allow Ben the opportunity to focus on training camp and preparation for the regular season, media access will only be available at the scheduled media conference.
Media Conference details are as follows:
Date: September 1, 2011
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Subscribers Lounge – Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, 400 East Avenue, Kitchener ON
Media who are unable to attend in person may join via conference call.
1 866 212 4491 – North American Toll Free
1 416 800 1066 – North American Toll Free