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Potter called up from Hartford

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Corey Potter has been recalled from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Corey Potter
Potter, 26, made his season debut with the Rangers in Wednesday’s 2-1 loss vs. Nashville following his recall earlier that day. He has skated in 44 AHL games with Hartford this season, registering two goals and 10 assists for 12 points, along with a plus-three rating and 44 penalty minutes. His plus-three rating is tied for fifth on the team overall, and he is tied for third among team defensemen in points and assists, and fourth in goals. 

Potter also ranks fourth among Hartford defensemen with 68 shots on net this season.  He tied his AHL career-high with three assists, and registered a plus-three rating in a 5-1 win at Norfolk on February 6.  He has recorded three multi-point efforts, including back-to-back two-point performances in a 5-2 win vs. Lowell on October 24 (one goal and one assist) and a 4-3 win vs. Worcester on October 25 (two assists).  Potter’s goal vs. Lowell on October 24 was his first career shorthanded tally.

The Lansing, Michigan native was originally the Rangers fourth round selection, 122nd overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
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