38 Active Players Remain on New York Roster
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has reassigned several players to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL), along with two skaters to their respective junior teams. The Rangers now have 38 players remaining in training camp, including four goaltenders, 14 defensemen and 20 forwards. New York begins their exhibition schedule Tuesday, September 20, when they travel to Long Island to face the Islanders. The Rangers first home pre-season game is slated for Sunday, September 25 versus the Boston Bruins at 5:00 PM.PLAYERS REASSIGNED TO THEIR JUNIOR TEAMS ON 9/18/05:Forwards:Brandon Dubinsky
(Portland, WHL) and Tommy Maxwell (Medicine Hat, WHL).PLAYERS REASSIGNED TO THE HARTFORD WOLF PACK (AHL) ON 9/18/05:Goal:
Robert Gherson.Defense:Ivan Baranka
, David Liffiton, Steve MacIntyre, Jonathan Paiement, Rory Rawlyk, Bryan Rodney and Jake Taylor.Forwards:Ryan Callahan
, Dan Cavanaugh, Lee Falardeau, Colby Genoway, Bruce Graham, Dwight Helminen, Hugh Jessiman, Rick Kozak, Jakub Petruzalek, Dan Sparre and Dmitri Tarasov.PLAYERS STILL IN NEW YORK RANGERS TRAINING CAMP:Goal:
Chris Holt, Henrik Lundqvist
, Al Montoya and Kevin Weekes.Defense:
Anders Eriksson, Martin Grenier, Darius Kasparaitis, Max Kondratiev, Bryce Lampman, Marek Malik, Thomas Pock, Tom Poti, Dale Purinton, Michal Rozsival, Joe Rullier, Marc Staal
, Jason Strudwick and Fedor Tyutin.Forwards:
Jozef Balej, Blair Betts, Nigel Dawes, Alexandre Giroux, Ryan Hollweg, Jarkko Immonen, Jaromir Jagr, Jamie Lundmark, Dominic Moore, Garth Murray, Ville Nieminen, Michal Nylander, Jed Ortmeyer, Petr Prucha, Steve Rucchin, Martin Rucinsky, Martin Straka, Jason Ward, Craig Weller and Chad Wiseman.
Goaltender Dan Blackburn is currently sidelined with a MCL sprain in his left knee, which he suffered on Thursday, September 16. He is expected to miss 2 weeks.