59 Active Players Remain on New York Roster
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has reassigned seven players to their respective teams. The Rangers now have 59 players remaining in training camp, including five goaltenders, 20 defensemen and 34 forwards.
Training Camp continues on Saturday, September 17 with a Blue -White Scrimmage, beginning at 4:00 PM at the Madison Square Garden Training Center. The club will conclude its first week of training camp on Sunday, September 18. New York begins the exhibition schedule Tuesday, September 20 when they travel to Long Island to face the Islanders. PLAYERS REASSIGNED ON 9/16/05:Defense:
Dayln Flatt (Saskatoon, WHL) Hannu Pikkarainen (HIFK Helsinki) and Michael Sauer
(Portland, WHL).Forwards:Zdenek Bahensky
(Saskatoon, WHL), Dane Byers (Prince Albert, WHL), Roman Psurny
(Medicine Hat, WHL) and Tommy Pyatt (Saginaw, OHL). PLAYERS STILL IN NEW YORK RANGERS TRAINING CAMP:Goal:
Robert Gherson, Chris Holt, Henrik Lundqvist
, Al Montoya and Kevin WeekesDefense:Ivan Baranka
, Martin Grenier, Darius Kasparaitis, Max Kondratiev, Bryce Lampman, David Liffiton, Marek Malik, Jonathan Paiement, Thomas Pöck, Tom Poti, Dale Purinton, Michal Rozsival, Joe Rullier, Jason Strudwick, Jake Taylor and Fedor Tyutin.Forwards:
Jozef Balej, Blair Betts, Ryan Callahan
, Nigel Dawes, Lee Falardeau, Colby Genoway, Alexandre Giroux, Bruce Graham, Dwight Helminen, Ryan Hollweg, Jarkko Immonen, Jaromir Jagr, Hugh Jessiman, Rick Kozak, Jamie Lundmark, Steve MacIntyre, 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. He is expected to miss 2 weeks.