The Charlotte Checkers, the Rangers' East Coast Hockey League affiliate, shut out the Pensacola Ice Pilots 3-0 on Tuesday night in Pensacola, Fla. Goaltender Alex Westlund, who attended the Rangers' 2006 training camp before signing with Hartford last fall, made 25 saves to earn No. 1 star honors. Rangers prospect Bruce Graham, the Checkers' top goal-scorer, did not have any points but finished the night with a plus-1 rating. Charlotte is now 35-24-3 and tied for fifth place in the American Conference's South Division. For more information, visit the Checkers' official site.
In addition, two Rangers prospects competed in postseason games in Europe on Tuesday. Here is a summary of their performances: