Rangers Re-Assign Jeff Toms, Tony Tuzzolino and Drew Bannister to Hartford (AHL)
/ New York Rangers
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has re-assigned forwards Jeff Toms and Tony Tuzzolino and defenseman Drew Bannister to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Jeff Toms, who has played 55 NHL games with the Islanders and Rangers this season, has cleared waivers and will report to the Wolf Pack. A native of Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Toms skated in five games for Springfield earlier this year, recording six goals and five assists for 11 points.
Toms, 26, is in his seventh professional season. He has played 177 career NHL games for the Rangers, Islanders, Washington Capitals, and Tampa Bay Lightning, recording 11 goals and 27 assists for 38 points. The 6-foot-5, 209-pound left wing has appeared in 95 AHL matches with Adirondack, Portland, and Springfield, registering 36 goals and 49 assists for 85 points.
In addition, the Rangers have also re-assigned defenseman Drew Bannister and winger Tony Tuzzolino to Hartford.