Found July 24, 2013 on The Hockey House:
The Toronto Maple Leafs’ cap situation just got a lot tougher as the team has signed defenseman Paul Ranger to a one-year deal worth around $1 million, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger. Ranger, 28 (29 in October), was originally drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 6th round (183rd overall) back in 2002. After spending two more years with [...]

Maple Leafs Sign D Ranger to New Contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Paul Ranger. The 28-year-old spent last season with the AHL's Toronto Marlies where he played 51 games and had eight goals and 17 assists. Ranger is a veteran of five NHL seasons all with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He was out of hockey between 2010-12 for personal reasons and returned to the game after signing with the Marlies last...

Paul Ranger Signs With Toronto

via TSN, The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Paul Ranger. The 28-year-old spent last season with the AHL's Toronto Marlies, where he played 51 games and had eight goals and 17 assists. Ranger is a veteran of five NHL seasons, all with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He was out of hockey between 2010-12 for personal reasons, and returned to the game after signing...

Mike Augello: Report: Leafs Close To Signing Ranger

According to Toronto Star columnist Damien Cox, the Leafs are "close to signing veteran defenseman Paul Ranger to a one-year NHL contract, outbidding a bunch of other clubs." will update...

TSN’s Aaron Ward: Mikhail Grabovski narrows his list of suitors

Take this for what you will, from TSN: Free agent centre Mikhail Grabovski is close to landing with a new NHL home. Sources close to Grabovski's situation tell TSN Hockey Analyst Aaron Ward that he is down to choosing between three NHL teams for next season. Ward adds that contrary to reports, the Winnipeg Jets are not among them. The Toronto Maple Leafs bought...

Leafs GM Nonis gets 5-year extension

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed general manager Dave Nonis to a five-year extension. Nonis took over for the fired Brian Burke just before the start of the lockout-shortened 2013 season. The Maple Leafs finished fifth in the Eastern Conference, making the playoffs for the first time since 2004. In announcing the extension, Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment president and...

Mike Augello: Gunnarsson Deal Doesn't Cause Salary Cap Squeeze; Leafs Find ECHL Affiliate

The Maple Leafs re-signing of defenseman Carl Gunnarsson Monday not only avoided the uncertain result of a salary arbitration hearing later this week, it locked up a steady defensive defenseman at a reasonable salary for three years. Gunnarsson had one goal and 14 assists in 37 games for Toronto in 2013 and played effectively through a nagging hip injury for most of the season...

Leafs' Kadri and Kessel not concerned about contract status

With the NHL's offseason nearly half over Nazem Kadri is still confident that he'll be re-signed by the Toronto Maple Leafs before the start of training camp. Speaking to reporters at the Canadian Open Pro-Am in Oakville Ontario on Wednesday the restricted free agent forward said that while there's no update yet the negotiations should be fine as both sides are still...

MLSE, Gretzky have discussed front office post

Wayne Gretzky's return to the NHL has been widely speculated on over the past few years and the rumour mill always connects Gretzky to the Toronto Maple Leafs. However sources say Gretzky and Tim Leiweke the newly hired president and CEO of Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment have had several conversations in recent weeks about Gretzky joining MLSE in an executive capacity...

Steven Stamkos Preparing To ‘Carry’ The Bolts On His Back

Maple Leafs CEO apologizes for dismissive comments of team's past

When new Maple Leafs CEO Tim Leiweke spoke for the first time about overseeing one of hockey's most storied franchises (as well as the Toronto Raptors and Toronto FC), he ruffled some feathers. The former Kings head man talked about planning a championship parade, seemingly testing the hockey gods' power. A little lost in the commotion that proclamation made was another...

Mike Augello: Nonis Gets 5 Year Extension; Ranger Adds To Stockpile On Leafs Blueline

According to various news reports, the Maple Leafs have signed General Manager Dave Nonis to a five year contract extension. MLSE President and CEO Tim Leiweke hinted in an interview with Bloomberg News last week that he planned to lock up Nonis, who took over for the deposed Brian Burke last January, to a long term deal. “We’ll probably have some news on that very...

J.T. Brown and Justin Falk golf photo

@BHHF23 Golf Tourney @TheeALPHA1 @JustinFaulk27 @JTBrown23 @W_E_DollarSign @iluvtofish @rkesti @vollanj #SS4L — MAP South Campus (@SouthMAP) July 23, 2013 This one was way too good to pass up. I am not sure that I would wear an outfit like that to the golf course. :)
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