35 Active Players Remain on New York Roster
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has reassigned three players from the training camp roster; forward Alexandre Giroux and defensemen Marc Staal
and Anders Eriksson. The Rangers now have 35 players remaining in training camp, including four goaltenders, 12 defensemen and 19 forwards. The Rangers first home pre-season game is slated for Sunday, September 25 versus the Boston Bruins at 5:00 PM.PLAYER REASSIGNED TO HIS JUNIOR TEAM ON 9/23/05:Defense:Marc Staal
(Sudbury, OHL).PLAYERS REASSIGNED TO THE HARTFORD WOLF PACK (AHL) ON 9/23/05:Defense:
Alexandre Giroux.PLAYERS STILL IN NEW YORK RANGERS TRAINING CAMP:Goal:
Chris Holt, Henrik Lundqvist
, Al Montoya and Kevin Weekes.Defense:
Martin Grenier, Darius Kasparaitis, Maxim Kondratiev, Bryce Lampman, Marek Malik, Thomas Pöck, Tom Poti, Dale Purinton, Michal Rozsival, Joe Rullier, Jason Strudwick and Fedor Tyutin.Forwards:
Jozef Balej, Blair Betts, Nigel Dawes, Ryan Hollweg, Jarkko Immonen, Jaromir Jagr, Jamie Lundmark, Dominic Moore, Garth Murray, Ville Nieminen, Michael 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 two weeks.