Rangers at Spirit

Kitchener netminder John Gibson closed the door on the Saginaw Spirit to help lead the Rangers to a 4-1 win. Although the Spirit out-shot the Rangers 36-25 they were unable to get past Gibson.

The Rangers capitalized on the power play when Radek Faksa scored his first goal of the season at 14:37 of the first period. Michael Catenacci and Max Iafrate assisted on the goal.

Kitchener out-shot Saginaw 14-11 in the period.

Spirit Peter Hermenegildo leveled out the score 1-1 by the 1:52 mark of the second period.

The Rangers replied with back to back goals that gave them a 3-1 advantage. Jonathan Jasper with his first of the season at 3:30 and Zach Lorentz also his first at 4:38.

Matia Marcantuoni settled down a rolling puck and put it past Saginaw netminder Tadeas Galansky at the 16:00 mark and made it 4-1 Rangers.

The remainder of the period was scoreless. Shots on goal were 13 Saginaw and six Kitchener.

A blank third period gave Kitchener a 4-1 victory. Saginaw out-shot Kitchener 12-5.

1. KIT Faksa, (1) (Catenacci, Iafrate), 14:37 (PP)   
2. SAG Hermenegildo, (1) (Trafford, Trocheck), 1:42   
2. KIT Jasper, (1) (Rieder (EDM), Marcantuoni), 3:30   
2. KIT Lorentz, (1) (Faksa), 4:38   
2. KIT Marcantuoni, (1) (Rieder (EDM), Catenacci), 16:00

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