In 1963 the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League transferred their junior farm team from Guelph to Kitchener. The team was managed by a local group until 1967 when N.H.L. sponsorship of junior teams ceased. The N.H.L. Rangers offered to sell the team to local businessman Mr. Eugene George.
Mr. George, realizing the importance of local management and community involvement to ensure long term success, turned the team over to a Not-For-Profit corporation so that it would remain a community jewel for years to come. For almost fifty years now the Rangers have grown and become an integral part of our community.
The Rangers organization understands its responsibilities to our community and to the vision of our founders. We are pleased to contribute to various community groups and events.
We thank the community for their support of the Kitchener Rangers Hockey Club and we look forward to remaining a contributing member of our community not only today on GivingTuesday but every day.
The Kitchener Rangers will take part in the Giving Fair at Conestoga Mall on November 29th.
5-7pm Rangers Mascot appearance and Charity Drive Car Draw ticket sales
7-8:30pm – Autograph session with two Kitchener Rangers players (players to be announced closer to date)