Rangers Assign Forward Michal Grosek to Hartford (AHL)
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New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has assigned forward Michal Grosek to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League.
Grosek, 25, is a veteran of 399 National Hockey League games with the Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Buffalo Sabres, and Winnipeg Jets. In Hartford he will be reunited with head coach John Paddock, who was behind the Winnipeg bench during Grosek’s first two seasons (1993-95).
Grosek has recorded 71 goals and 111 assists for 182 points in his NHL career, including four goals and seven assists in 49 matches this season. He was acquired by the Rangers from Chicago along with Brad Brown for future considerations on October 5, 2000.
A native of Vyskov, Czech Republic, Grosek played 104 games in the AHL from 1993-96 with the Moncton Hawks and Springfield Falcons, totaling 27 goals and 43 assists for 70 points, along with 213 penalty minutes.