They didn't win many games but a sextet of clashes stands out for the Kitchener Rangers.
And it's the kind of collection that fits into the drive-the-fans-crazy category because it's proof that the Blueshirts could compete when everything was going right.
Sept. 29 - 5-3 over Oshawa. Curtis Meighan game-winning goal.
Oct. 14 - 3-2 OT against London. Evan McEneny game-winning goal.
Nov. 17 - 6-3 doubling of the Soo. Ryan MacInnis game-winning goal.
Nov. 30 - 5-3 versus Barrie. Radek Faksa game-winning goal.
Dec. 28 - 6-2 over Erie. Mike Davies game-winning goal.
Feb. 17 - 6-3 against Erie. Darby Llewellyn game-winning goal.
When you only win 22 games and don't make the playoffs you derive pleasure from defeating the best clubs.
And these were the top giants Kitchener knocked off. All of them have moved on to the second round of the post-season.