Paralympic sledge hockey player has gold medal stolen at charity event

Paul Rosen of Thornhill, Ont., was signing autographs at a fundraiser for spinal chord research at Downsview Park in north Toronto when he turned around and discover the theft.

“I don’t care if it was a lark. I don’t want to prosecute. I just want it back,” Rosen said. “I worked for four years every single day to win that medal.”

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Rosen made 18 saves to help Canada defeat Norway 3-0 in the Paralympic Winter Games gold-medal games last march in Turin, Italy.