With the North York Rangers 2013-14 regular season complete, it serves as a point of interest to take a look at the campaign by the numbers.
The Rangers as a team:
- Finished the season in fourth place in the Southwest Conference with a record of 29-18-2-4 (64 points)
- Interestingly, that is 10 points fewer than last season (with two fewer games), but the same final seeding – which is indicative of the ever increasing parity in the OJHL
- Scored 200 goals: The only club to do so in the South Division, and one of only two – along with Buffalo – in the Southwest Conference
- Were shorthanded a league second most 296 times, but finished with a league best penalty-kill percentage of 87.2% – a full four points higher than second place Milton
- Once they had a stint of one power-play goal against in 48 opposition opportunities
- The power play finished fourth in the league overall, but had 68 goals, a total only second to Whitby’s 71
- Finished strong! NYR only lost in regulation four times in the 2014 portion of the calendar, winning 12 and losing in the shootout once (12-4-0-1 vs. 17-12-2-3 in 2013)
North York is set to take on the St. Michael’s Buzzers in the first round of the post-season.
Stay tuned to the NYR twitter account (@OJHLRangers), follow the North York Rangers Jr. A on Facebook and to the NYR website for details on when Game 1 will be and come out to the Herb to support the boys!