Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Paul Ranger took a vicious check from Tampa Bay’s Alex Killorn during Tuesday night’s game in Toronto near the end of the first period. After a long delay Ranger was taken off the ice via a stretcher. Toronto says it will provide an update on Ranger’s condition when it becomes available.
UPDATE: Via Maple Leaf’s PR:
Paul Ranger was taken to local hospital for precautionary assessment this evening during tonight's game. He is stable, conscious and alert.—
Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) March 20, 2014
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