New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has assigned goaltender David LeNeveu to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).
LeNeveu, 30, dressed as Cam Talbot's backup on Tuesday against the NY Islanders after signing with the team earlier that day. He returns to Hartford, where he is 1-1-0 with a 3.50 goals against average and .891 save percentage in two games this season. LeNeveu made his Wolf Pack debut on Friday, stopping 26 shots in a 4-2 win at Adirondack. He has split the season between Hartford and the Providence Bruins, posting a combined record of 1-2-0 with a 2.68 goals against average and .906 save percentage in three games. He also appeared in eight games with the South Carolina Stingrays of the ECHL, posting a 4-4-0 record with a 1.64 goals against average, .940 save percentage, and three shutouts.
The Fernie, British Columbia native was originally selected by Phoenix as a second round choice, 46th overall, in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.