Thread: Confirmed with Link: Paul Ranger signs with Toronto Marlies
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08-19-2012, 09:19 AM
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Originally Posted by smitty10 View Post
I know what you're saying, but looking at it from a human perspective, it's easy to understand his situation.
No Tampa fans are demanding he be shipped back to Florida, stuffed in a Bolt's uni, and be forced to play for the Lightning. We're just annoyed at the situation, as any fanbase would be. I can appreciate that he would have reasons for wanting to play in Toronto instead of Tampa, but it's still frustrating.

Originally Posted by smitty10 View Post
And comparing him to Kessel is quite a long shot. It'd be like Carl Gunnarsson leaving the Leafs and going to Tampa 3 years later.
Being players of equal calibre isn't really necessary in this comparison.

It's interesting that you imply Kessel doing the same would be different. Does the "human perspective" not apply to him to?

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