September 9, 2019 11:35 am

Luke Richardson leaves Kitchener Rangers to attend Queen’s University

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Kitchener Rangers goaltender Luke Richardson is leaving the team to head to university.

The team announced Sunday that the overaged netminder would pursue academics at Queen’s University this winter.

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Richardson is expected to suit up with the Gaels men’s hockey program.

The goalie spent four seasons with the Rangers after being drafted by the club in 2015.

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Last season, he played in 50 games, recording a 3.52 GAA.

In the off-season, the Rangers made a deal with the Mississauga Steelheads for Jacob Ingham, which signalled that Richardson’s time with the Rangers was likely coming to an end.

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