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Goaltender Jackson Parsons signs with OHL Kitchener Rangers

A goaltender who split last season with the CCHL2 Char-Lan Rebels and the U18 Cornwall Colts has been signed by the Kitchener Rangers of the OHL.

Jackson Parsons, who calls Embrun home, announced his commitment via his Instagram page.

In a media release, the Rangers, who picked Parsons in the third-round pick (53rd overall) of the 2020 OHL Priority Selection, confirmed that the net minder has “signed his Ontario Hockey League standard player agreement.”

The team’s general manager, Mike McKenzie, stated, “Jackson is a quick and athletic goalie that had a very good [2019-20] season. He was a guy that was on our radar as one of the top goalies in the draft, and we were extremely excited to draft him and even more excited to see him sign with our team. We would like to welcome Jackson and his family to the Rangers.”

Parsons is 15 years old (he will turn 16 in November) and checks in at 5 ft. 11 in., 185 lb.

Last season, he played three games with the junior ‘B’ Rebels, recording a 2.79 goals-against average and a .919 save percentage. With the U18 Colts, over 23 games, he had a 2.28 GAA and a .929 SVS%.

In the 2017-18 season, he was a member of the ‘AAA’ Eastern Ontario Wild minor bantams (1.96 GAA in 16 games), and during the 2018-19 campaign he was with the CIHA Voyageurs (3.76 GAA over 25 games).

To check out a video of Parsons introducing himself to Kitchener fans, please see this post on the Rangers website.

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Parsons prevails in hemp hut debut for junior B Rebels

The Char-Lan Rebels nabbed a home-ice victory last Saturday night, backstopped by affiliated goaltender Jackson Parsons, who made his CCHL2 debut in the November 16 contest that saw the Rebs prevail 3-1 over the Arnprior Packers.

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Jackson Parsons

Parsons, whose regular team is the U18 Cornwall Colts, made 23 saves. The Limoges native who checks in at 6 ft., 185 lb. will celebrate his 15th, yes 15th (!), birthday on November 23. With the U18 Colts, he has an 8-5 record, along with a 2.04 goals-against average and 0.935 save percentage.

As for the Char-Lan offence, Alexandre Elie had a goal and assist to lead the way.

Isaac Testani and Noah Konink were the other marksmen. Adding helpers were Owen Carter, Rylan Iwachniuk, Kale MacCormick, and Joseph Samson.

The win last week was sandwiched between two road losses, as Char-Lan dropped a 6-4 decision to Ottawa West and another, by the same score, to Athens on November 17.

The boys are scheduled to be back in action tonight, November 22 in Perth, and again Saturday, November 23 on home ice at the Char-Lan Rec. Centre in Williamstown, hosting the Athens Aeros at 8 p.m.

The Rebels enter play tonight with a record of 7 wins, 8 regulation losses, and 2 overtime/shootout losses.

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