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Rangers recall Gilroy from Hartford

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
Heikkinen, Sanguinetti to Hartford

New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Matt Gilroy has been recalled from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Matt Gilroy
Gilroy, 25, has recorded four assists in five games with Hartford this season.  He made his AHL debut on December 11 against Portland.  Gilroy returns to the Rangers where he has skated in 30 games this season, tallying four goals and six points, along with 19 penalty minutes.  He ranked second in the NHL among rookie defensemen in goals and was tied for seventh in points at the time of his assignment to Hartford on December 10.

He made his NHL debut on October 2 at Pittsburgh, and tallied his first career point with the game-winning goal on October 5 at New Jersey.

The North Bellmore, New York native was originally signed by the Rangers as a free agent on April 17, 2009.
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