9:21PM: The Rangers defeated Chicago 3-2 in the Traverse City opener.
The Rangers goals were scored by:
- Malte Stromwall (Gabriel Fontaine)
- Ryan Gropp (Ty Ronning)
- Sean Day (Gabriel Fontaine, Malte Stromwall)
Chicago scored twice in the third and goalie Chris Nell stopped 28 of 30 shots.
- Alexei Bereglazov: +1
- Neal Pionk: 1 shot, tripping penalty
- Lias Andersson: +1
- Gabriel Fontaine: 2 assists, +1, 2 shots, high sticking double minor & holding the stick penalty
- Ty Ronning: 1 assist, +1, 4 shots
- Ryan Gropp: 1 goal
- Malte Stromwall: 1 goal, 1 assist, +2, 4 shots
- Sean Day: 1 goal, +2, 3 shots
- Robin Kovacs: Nothing on scoresheet
- Tim Gettinger: +1, 2 shots
8:35PM: Sean Day, from Gabriel Fontaine & Malte Stromwall, scored to put the Rangers up 3-0.
The Rangers lead in shots 18-17 through two periods.
7:40PM: After the first period the Rangers lead Chicago 2-0 in Traverse City.
Vince Pedrie was called for holding.
5:23PM: Ty Ronning is the captain for the Rangers in Traverse City with Lias Andersson and Vince Pedrie being assistant captains. (NYR)
4PM: For tonight's opening game of the Traverse City tournament, the Rangers lines to start will be (Craig Custance):
- Ryan Gropp, Lias Andersson, Ty Ronning
- Tim Gettinger, Gabriel Fontaine, Malte Stromwall
- Robin Kovacs, Vinni Lettieri, Ryan Moore
- Dawson Leedahl, Kyle Petit, Adrian Carbonara
The Rangers play the Blackhawks at 7PM.