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|1984 NHL DRAFT PICK|
No. 38 overall by Calgary Flames
January 25, 1966
Height: 6-1 Weight: 195
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Edina (Minnesota High School)
St. Louis, Missouri (USA)
Hometown: Edina, Minnesota
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
Minnesota High School State Championship: 1984 (Edina)
Minnesota High School All-State First Team: 1983-84 (Edina)
Edina Captain: 1983-84
Miscellaneous: Also played varsity soccer and football at Edina High.
| Debut: December 29, 1988 (Montreal at
Numbers: 26, 28 (Calgary); 14, 28
(Hart./Carolina); 19 (Philadelphia); 18 (Phoenix)
Stanley Cup: Never won.
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
|CAREER NHL PLAYOFF STATISTICS|
||Calgary, Carolina, Phil.
AWARDS AND HONORS
NHL Records: Fastest two shorthanded goals
by players on one team (4 seconds -- with Doug Gilmour -- during third
period of Calgary's Oct. 17, 1989, game at Quebec), fastest two goals by
players on one team (4 seconds -- with Doug Gilmour -- during third period
of Calgary's Oct. 17, 1989, game at Quebec, shares record)
1988-89: Played five regular-season games for Calgary team that went
on to win Stanley Cup, but was not with team during postseason.
1997-98: Played on first Carolina Hurricanes team.
Miscellaneous: Tied for NHL rookie lead with four-game winning goals and
three short-handed goals in 1989-90. ... Finished second among all NHL
rookies, trailing only Calgary teammate Sergei Makarov, with plus-27 rating in 1989-90. ...
Missed half of 1990-91 season with broken right ankle, an injury suffered
when he collided with Chris Dahlquist during Calgary's Dec. 11, 1990, game
at Minnesota. The ankle was completely shattered, and Ranheim did not return
to action until Calgary's March 18, 1991, game vs. Winnipeg. He assisted on
Carey Wilson's winning goal in overtime in that game. ... Led Calgary with
three short-handed goals in 1991-92. ... Led Calgary with four short-handed
goals in 1992-93. ... Missed part of 1995-96 season with infected finger on
left hand, a problem diagnosed on Nov. 28, 1995. He did not return to action
until Hartford's Dec. 13, 1995, game vs. Tampa Bay. ... Missed part of
1996-97 season with sore groin, an injury suffered during Hartford's Nov.
20, 1996, game vs. Montreal. ... Missed part of 1996-97 season with strained
abdomen, an injury suffered during Hartford's Nov. 27, 1996, game vs.
Vancouver. He did not return to action until Hartford's Dec. 11, 1996, game
vs. Florida. ... Tied for Hartford lead with three short-handed goals in
1996-97. ... Was on Hartford team that moved to Carolina on June 25,
1997. ... Led Carolina with two short-handed goals in 1998-99. ... Missed
part of 1999-00 season with back injury, suffered during Carolina's March
22, 2000, game vs. St. Louis. He did not return to action until Carolina's
March 29, 2000, game vs. Nashville. ... Missed part of 2001-02 season with
bruised right ankle, an injury suffered during Philadelphia's March 27,
2002, game at N.Y. Rangers. ... Played his 1,000th NHL game for Phoenix on
March 6, 2003, at St. Louis. ... Became a Group III unrestricted free agent
on July 1, 2003, and opted to retire after failing to catch on with a new
Wisconsin (WCHA); Salt Lake (IHL)|
World Championships: 1990 (fifth), 1992
(seventh), 1997 (sixth)
World Junior Championships: 1986 (bronze
AWARDS AND HONORS
IHL Longman Trophy (Rookie
of Year): 1988-89 (Salt Lake)
IHL McKenzie Trophy (Top U.S.-Born
Rookie): 1988-89 (Salt Lake)
NCAA West All-America First Team:
HL All-Star Second Team: 1988-89
All-Star First Team: 1987-88 (Wisconsin)
WCHA All-Star Second Team:
Team: 1986-87 (Wisconsin)
Breitenbach Award (Most Improved): 1985-86
IHL Records: Most goals by a
rookie in one season (68 for Salt Lake in 1988-89)
Salt Lake (IHL)
Records: Most goals in one season (68 in 1988-89)
IHL Goals Leader: 1988-89 (Salt Lake) (68 goals)
Miscellaneous: Was on first U.S.
team to win medal at World Junior Championships when he won bronze in
1986. He tied Steve Leach for the Team USA lead with six goals in the
tournament. ... Was finalist for Hobey Baker Award in 1987-88. ... Scored
five goals for Salt Lake (IHL) on Dec. 12, 1988, vs. Indianapolis. ... Was on
Calgary team that joined Washington for 1989 NHL Friendship Tour in Soviet
Union. The Flames faced four Soviet teams on tour. ... Was active in
charitable causes in playing days, including work with cystic fibrosis
Full name is Paul S. Ranheim. ... Husband of former Canadian national
women's soccer team member Kathy Truscott Ranheim, who also starred at
University of Calgary.
|HOW HE GOT AWAY|
Calgary traded Ranheim, Gary Suter, and Ted Drury to Hartford in exchange
for James Patrick, Zarley Zalapski and Michael Nylander on March 10, 1994.||
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