The bad news? Kitchener blew a lead and lost in overtime 3-2 in Game 1.
The good news? The Rangers, despite playing on little rest, controlled a lot of the game and certainly don't have a problem playing in the confines of the JLC. That bodes well for future matches.
Forgot to update Eric Ming's status in the post-game notes last night. The winger left the game after the first period with a lower body injury but coach Steve Spott says he should be good to go for Sunday's Game 2.