32 Active Players Remain on New York Roster
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has reassigned two players from their training camp roster to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL); forwards Jozef Balej and Nigel Dawes. The Rangers now have 32 players remaining in training camp, including three goaltenders, 12 defensemen and 17 forwards. The Rangers, currently 1-1-0 in the pre-season, have four games remaining on their exhibition schedule. For their next contest, the Blueshirts travel to New Jersey on Tuesday, September 27 to take on the Devils.PLAYER REASSIGNED TO THE HARTFORD WOLF PACK (AHL) ON 9/26/05:Forwards:
Jozef Balej and Nigel Dawes.PLAYERS STILL IN NEW YORK RANGERS TRAINING CAMP:Goal: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:
Blair Betts, 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 announced his retirement from professional hockey on Sunday, September 25, due to nerve damage in his left shoulder.