OHL 20 in 20 Season Preview: Kitchener Rangers
The additions of Logan Stanley and a healthy Connor Hall to the blue line of an already competitive Kitchener Rangers club make the blueshirts a team to keep tabs on in 2017-18.
2016-17 Record: 36-27-3-2 (4th Midwest Division)
Head Coach: Jay McKee (2nd season)
Key additions: Grayson Ladd, Logan Stanley, Adam Liska, Rickard Hugg, Anthony Dumont-Bouchard, Mike Petizian, Jack York
Notable graduates: Frank Hora, Darby Llewellyn, Dylan Di Perna, Andrew Burns
Leading scorer: Adam Mascherin (65 GP, 35-65–100)
Leading scorer (defencemen): Giovanni Vallati* (59 GP, 5-16–21)
Leading scorer (rookie): Greg Meireles (66 GP, 17-25–42)
Leading goaltender: Luke Opilka (31 GP, 13-13-2-1, 3.58 GAA, .889 SV%)
Quick Hit: In 2016-17, Adam Mascherin became the fourth Rangers player in the last 20 years to record 100 points in a season
#OHLOpeningWeek schedule: Fri. Sept. 22 vs. FLNT, Sat. Sept. 23 at SAR
* – among returning players
This month ontariohockeyleague.com will feature one team each day in advance of the 2017-18 season which begins Thursday September 21. See more from the OHL 20 in 20 series.