New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has released one player and reassigned six players to their respective teams.
Returning to their major junior teams are defenseman Bobby Sanguinetti and forwards Marc-Andre Cliche, Brodie Dupont, David Kveton
, Tom Pyatt, and Ryan Russell.
Ivan Novoseltsev, who spent last season with Russia's Moscow Spartak and had come to training camp on a tryout basis, was released.
The Rangers now have 57 players remaining in training camp, including six goaltenders, 21 defensemen and 30 forwards. The Rangers begin their exhibition schedule on Tuesday when they travel to New Jersey to face the Devils.PLAYERS RELEASED ON 9/18/06:Forward
-- Ivan Novoseltsev (Moscow Spartak, RUS)PLAYERS REASSIGNED ON 9/18/06Defense
-- Bobby Sanguinetti (Owen Sound, OHL).Forwards
-- Marc-Andre Cliche (Lewiston, QMJHL), Brodie Dupont (Calgary, WHL), David Kveton
(Gatineau, QMJHL), Tommy Pyatt (Saginaw, OHL) and Ryan Russell (Kootenay, WHL).PLAYERS STILL IN TRAINING CAMPGoal
-- Chris Holt, Henrik Lundqvist
, Al Montoya, Stephen Valiquette, Kevin Weekes and Alex WestlundDefense
-- Ivan Baranka
, Ryan Constant, Marvin Degon, Mike Gabinet, Daniel Girardi, Darius Kasparaitis, Bryce Lampman, Marek Malik, Thomas Pock, Corey Potter, Dale Purinton, Karel, Rachunek, Martin Richter, Michal Rozsival, Marc Staal
, Jake Taylor, Fedor Tyutin and Aaron Ward.Forwards
-- Zdenek Bahensky
, Blair Betts, Dane Byers, Ryan Callahan
, Matt Cullen, Nigel Dawes, Brandon Dubinsky
, Lee Falardeau, Bruce Graham, Adam Hall, Dwight Helminen, Mike Hoffman, Ryan Hollweg, Marcel Hossa, Jarkko Immonen, Jaromir Jagr, Hugh Jessiman, Lauri Korpikoski, Rick Kozak, Francis Lessard, Greg Moore, Michal Nylander, Colton Orr, Jakub Petruzalek, Petr Prucha, Brendan Shanahan, Martin Straka, Jason Ward and Craig Weller. PLAYERS CURRENTLY INJUREDForward
-- Jed Ortmeyer (pulmonary embolism)Defense
-- David Liffiton, Sandis Ozolinsh and Hannu Pikkarainen.