Updating: Rangers and Hurricanes (Traverse City Game 1)

The Rangers open up the Traverse City tournament against the Carolina Hurricanes at 3:30PM.

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4:04PM: First Period: 1-0 Carolina.

4:55PM: Second Period: 2-1 Carolina.

5:54PM Carolina 4 Rangers 3

Shots: 39-25 Rangers

Rangers Goals:
Josh Nicholls
Andrew Yogan
Oscar Lindberg

Updates from the game will be below:

First Period: The Rangers starting lineup, via their twitter feed, is Danny Kristo, Oscar Lindberg and Jesper Fast up front with Samuel Noreau and Conor Allen on defense. MacKenzie Skapski is in goal.

18:09: Andrew Yogan recorded the first shot on goal from the Rangers.

16:40: Sam Noreau shot on goal

16:20: Kyle Jean shot on goal

15:58: Thomas Spelling shot on goal

14:07: Danny Kristo shot on goal

13:11: Michael St. Croix shot on goal. Carolina does not yet have a shot on goal.

10:01: Shots are 8-1 Rangers and the score is 0-0

8:27: Stephen Pierog scores for Carolina. From @nyrangers “Carolina gets to a bouncing puck and puts one by Skapski with 8:26 left in the 1st #NYR trails 1-0″

7:37: Brendan Woods of CAR takes a penalty. Rangers to PP. NYR PP, forward groups via twitter, are St. Croix, Jean, Spelling and Fast, Lindberg, Kristo

5:00: Rangers don’t score on PP. Up 11-3 in shots.

3:47: Tommy Hughes is called for slashing

1:12: Carolina gets one shot on goal but doesn’t score.

End of First: 10-6 shots for the Rangers.

Second Period:

8:15: Carolina up 2-0.

Oscar Lindberg was reportedly robbed of a scoring chance, via twitter.

Shots are 17-11 for the Rangers.

4:37: Shots are 20-14 Rangers

From the team on twitter “FYI #NYR Michael Kantor has had several HUGE hits this game.”

4:36: Josh Nicholls scores for the Rangers, assisted by Jimmy Oligny. It’s a PP goal as Carolina was in the box for too many men on the ice.

2:13: Conor Allen called for High Sticking. The team notes on twitter that Jesper Fast is on the PK.

0:38: Carolina called for too many men on the ice again and the Rangers will start the third on the PP.

Third Period

10:43Carolina is up 3-1

So @dkristo7 just skated around 5 Carolina players about 3 times each after #NYR draws a penalty. 9:30 remaining. #NYRTCT

5:53: Shots are 31-21 Rangers

Final: 4-3 Loss

Andrew Yogan scores
Carolina Scores
Oscar Lindberg scores via Danny Kristo.