Rangers Recall Lintner, Holmqvist From Hartford (AHL)
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The Rangers announced following tonight's game vs. Ottawa that defenseman Richard Lintner (right) and goaltender Johan Holmqvist have been recalled from Hartford (AHL).
Lintner leads all Wolf Pack defensemen with 21 points (six goals, 15 assists) in 26 games. The 25-year old defenseman has also appeared in nine matches with New York this season, netting one goal. The goal, the game-tying tally on December 23 vs. New Jersey, marked his first goal/point as a Ranger.
Holmqvist has posted a 9-10-4 mark, along with a 2.60 goals against average and a .911 save percentage in 26 games with the Pack. The 24-year old Swedish native has also appeared in one game with New York this season, turning aside 16 of 18 shots in relief of Dan Blackburn on December 11 vs. Chicago.