New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has reduced its Training Camp roster by seven players.
The Rangers have assigned Ryan Graves, Vinni Lettieri, Boo Nieves, and Neal Pionk to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL). Matt Puempel will be placed on waivers today at noon. The team has also released Bobby Farnham from his Professional Tryout (PTO). In addition, the Rangers have loaned Lias Andersson to Frolunda of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). The Rangers have 25 players remaining in Training Camp. The roster breakdown is listed below:
Forwards (15): Pavel Buchnevich, Paul Carey, Filip Chytil, David Desharnais, Andrew Desjardins, Jesper Fast, Steven Fogarty*, Michael Grabner, Kevin Hayes, Chris Kreider, J.T. Miller, Rick Nash, Jimmy Vesey, Mika Zibanejad, Mats Zuccarello
Defensemen (8): Tony DeAngelo, Nick Holden, Steven Kampfer, Ryan McDonagh, Kevin Shattenkirk, Brady Skjei, Brendan Smith, Marc Staal
Goaltenders (2): Henrik Lundqvist, Ondrej Pavelec