Rangers fans will be getting a good dose of OHL top pick Ryan Merkley.
The defenceman, selected first overall by the Guelph Storm in this year's draft, is a key piece in the team's rebuilding efforts.
Of course, the Storm and Rangers meet eight times per season.
So get used to seeing the offensive-minded blueliner.
Funny thing, he may look familiar. Merkley likens his game to former Rangers captain Ryan Murphy. Credit the kid for admitting that out loud, especially now that he wears Guelph colours.
Merkley is still beaming about being the first overall pick. He's anxious to get to Guelph to learn, lead and add some offensive pop.
The rearguard is in town this week for the OHL Gold Cup, which begins today at the Activa Sportsplex.
Eight Rangers draft picks are also taking part: Eight Kitchener Rangers picks from this year's OHL draft are participating in the Gold Cup. They include: D Giovanni Vallati (GTHL Red), C Riley Damiani (GTHL Blue), D Merrick Rippon (HEO), C Eric Guest (Alliance), D Jack York (HEO), G Lucas Pfeil (OMHA White), LW Liam Peyton (HEO) and RW Ian Vucko (OMHA Black).