New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that forward Donald Brashear has been assigned to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Brashear, 38, has registered one assist and 73 penalty minutes in 36 games with the Rangers this season. He has not dressed in each of the last eight games, and 13 of the last 14, and has missed 25 games total this season. He ranks third on the team in penalty minutes and second in fighting majors (nine).
Brashear registered his first point as a Ranger with an assist in a 5-2 win vs. Phoenix on October 26, and skated in his 1,000th career NHL game on November 12 vs. Atlanta.
The Bedford, Indiana native signed as an unrestricted free agent with the Rangers on July 1.