Toronto Marlies open door to Paul Ranger
By Michael Traikos, The National Post
Originally Published: 28 September 2012
Nearly three years after walking away from a National Hockey League career, Paul Ranger walked up to every reporter and every person holding a camera at the MasterCard centre, the training facility for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Marlies, and shook their hands.
It was the first day of the Marlies’ training camp, and the first day of the rest of Rangers’ hockey careeer. There has been plenty of speculation as to why Ranger, then a 25-year-old defenceman with the Tampa Bay Lightning, left the game in the first place. Personal reasons, we have been told. Ranger did not speak about it then, nor did he speak about it Thursday… Click here to read on