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).
Hellberg, 25, has appeared in 53 games with the Wolf Pack this season, posting a 30-20-3 record, along with a 2.40 GAA, a .918 SV%, and 3 SO. He has established AHL career-highs in appearances and wins in 2015-16. Hellberg ranks third in the AHL in wins, appearances, and saves (1,383), is tied for ninth in the AHL in GAA, is tied for 11th in SO, and is tied for 12th in SV%. He has posted a 9-4-1 record in 14 appearances since the start of March.
The 6-6, 200-pounder appeared in one regular season game with the Rangers this season, making his debut with the Blueshirts on Dec. 20 vs. Washington.