Culture, not expectation, the focus for coach Dean

August 31, 2013 8:00 PM EDT There are expectations on North York, which is without question. Last year in the playoffs a less heralded group of Rangers beat the league’s No. 1 seed and then gave the eventual OJHL champion St. Michael’s Buzzers all they could handle. With that in mind, a coach could take […]

Rangers front office added quality & quantity in off-season

September 1, 2013 8:00 PM EDT The reality of the need to replace those players that have graduated or moved on is one that is simply true every year for literally every general manager in the Ontario Junior Hockey League. Yet the challenge, willfully taken, by North York’s wheelers and dealers – i.e. GM Claude […]

Sabres spoil Rangers home opener

September 7, 2013 8:00 PM EDT by Jamie Neugebauer When facing a team like the Buffalo Jr. Sabres, you better keep your foot on the gas for 60 minutes, because they certainly will. Buffalo head coach Mike Peca and company ruined North York’s home opening party Sunday, rallying to beat the Rangers 4-2 in front […]

Rangers earn first point of season at St. Mike’s

September 12, 2013 8:00 PM EDT Adam Valadao score twice, including the game-tying goal mid-way through the third period, and the North York Rangers earned their first point of the young season with a 4-3 overtime defeat to the St. Michael’s Buzzers. John Carpino added three assists while Gabriel Valenzuela netted his second goal in […]

Rangers fall short in Whitby

September 16, 2013 8:00 PM EDT By Jamie Neugebauer Matthew Whittaker and Corey Kalk each notched their first goals of the season, but it was not enough as the North York Rangers fell 6-2 to the Whitby Fury Tuesday night. Alex Leader also had his first points in Ranger blue with two assists while Patrick […]

Jamie’s Top 10 things to watch this season

August 30, 2013 8:00 PM EDT With a brand new North York Rangers season just around the corner, and belief and passion oozing from every pore of every young man donning the red, white and blue jersey, I can’t help but be extremely excited for the year to come. Lots of ups and downs are […]

Rangers score five in the third to down the Chargers

October 25, 2013 8:00 PM EDT By Jamie Neugebauer Captain Patrick Piacentini led the way with two goals and four points as the North York Rangers scored five times in the third period to down the Mississauga Chargers 5-1 on Saturday night. John Carpino also added four points on a night in which the Rangers […]

Rangers acquire veteran forward Campbell from Milton

October 23, 2013 8:00 PM EDT By Jamie Neugebauer The North York Rangers just got a little bit less fun to play against. On Tuesday, the Ontario Junior Hockey League officially approved of a trade that sent Tye Campbell from the Milton IceHawks to the Rangers, and North York head coach John Dean could not […]

Kerins, call-ups help Rangers blow past Flyers

October 26, 2013 8:00 PM EDT By Jamie Neugebauer Liam Kerins led the way with two goals and an assist while his linemates Gabriel Valenzuela and Zach Fung both added three helpers as the North York Rangers won their third in a row with a resounding 8-2 victory over the Orangeville Flyers on Sunday. Adam […]