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Rangers snap losing skid on the road

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The Parkland Rangers returned from the Christmas break with their annual trek to visit the Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League’s most northern team, the Norman North Stars for a pair of games over the weekend.
Despite outshooting Norman, 35-27, the Rangers fell, 4-1 on Saturday night.
Mikey Baron’s power-play goal staked Norman to a 1-0 lead after the first period.
After Parkland’s Jaeger Lapointe tied the game in the second period, Jamie Valentino and Baron’s second of the game gave Norman a two-goal advantage entering the final frame, where Hunter Rambow sealed the win for Norman, with a shorthanded empty-net tally.
Braedin Melsted stopped 34 shots to earn the win, while Keaton Ziprick took the loss, making 23 saves.
Parkland snapped their losing streak, Sunday, with a 6-5 shootout victory.

For more on the Rangers, see this week's Dauphin Herald.

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Doug Zywina
REPORTER
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