New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has recalled goaltender Magnus Hellberg from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) on an emergency basis.
Hellberg, 24, has appeared in 40 games with the Wolf Pack this season, posting a 22-16-2 record, along with a 2.39 GAA, a .919 SV%, and 3 SO. He has established an AHL career-high in appearances and has tied his AHL career-high in wins in 2015-16. Hellberg is tied for third in the AHL in appearances, ranks sixth in wins, is tied for seventh in SO, and is tied for ninth in GAA and SV% this season. He has posted a 14-6-0 record, along with a 2.08 GAA, a .931 SV%, and 2 SO in his last 20 appearances.
The 6-6, 200-pounder has appeared in one game with the Rangers this season, making his debut with the Blueshirts on Dec. 20 vs. Washington.