New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that forward Mark Bell has been assigned to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).
|Mark Bell |
Bell, 28, was acquired by the Rangers off re-entry waivers from the Toronto Maple Leafs on February 25.
The 6-3, 220-pounder has appeared in 56 games with the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League (AHL) this season, registering 12 goals and 15 assists for 27 points, along with 34 penalty minutes. He ranked fifth on the team in goals (12), sixth in points (27) and seventh in assists (15).
He also tied for fourth on the Marlies with five power play goals. Bell recorded a season-high, five-game goal scoring streak from January 14 at Chicago to January 23 at Syracuse. He has registered three multiple-point performances this season, including a two-goal game on January 2 vs. Iowa.
The St. Pauls, Ontario native was originally the Chicago Blackhawks first round draft selection, eighth overall, in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.