New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has assigned forwards J.T. Barnett, Kyle Jean, and Jason Wilson, defensemen Charlie Dodero and Samuel Noreau, and goaltenders Jeff Malcolm, Jason Missiaen, and Scott Stajcer to Hartford of the American Hockey League (AHL). In addition, forwards Anthony Duclair (Quebec, QMJHL) and Klarc Wilson (Prince George, WHL), and defensemen Troy Donnay (Erie, OHL), Ben Fanelli (Kitchener, OHL), Ryan Graves (Charlottetown, QMJHL), and Jimmy Oligny (Rimouski, QMJHL) have been assigned to their respective junior clubs.
The Rangers now have 46 players remaining on their active roster, including four goaltenders, 14 defensemen and 28 forwards. The Blueshirts will begin their 2013 preseason schedule with a back-to-back road set on Monday, September 16, at New Jersey, and Tuesday, September 17, at Philadelphia.
PLAYERS ASSIGNED TO HARTFORD (AHL) ON 9/15/13:
Goal (3): Jeff Malcolm, Jason Missiaen, Scott Stajcer
Defense (2): Charlie Dodero, Samuel Noreau
Forward (3): J.T. Barnett, Kyle Jean, Jason Wilson
PLAYERS RETURNED TO JUNIORS ON 9/15/13:
Defense (4): Troy Donnay (Erie, OHL), Ben Fanelli (Kitchener, OHL), Ryan Graves (Charlottetown, QMJHL), Jimmy Oligny (Rimouski, QMJHL)
Forward (2): Anthony Duclair (Quebec, QMJHL), Klarc Wilson (Prince George, WHL)
NEW YORK RANGERS ACTIVE ROSTER:
Goal (4): Martin Biron, Johan Hedberg, Henrik Lundqvist, Cam Talbot
Defense (14): Conor Allen, Stu Bickell, Michael Del Zotto, Justin Falk, Dan Girardi, Tommy Hughes, Aaron Johnson, Ryan McDonagh, Dylan McIlrath, John Moore, Brendon Nash, Marc Staal, Anton Stralman, Danny Syvret
Forward (28): Arron Asham, Ryan Bourque, Brian Boyle, Derick Brassard, Ryan Callahan, Derek Dorsett, Jesper Fast, Carl Hagelin, Micheal Haley, Marek Hrivik, Michael Kantor, Chris Kreider, Danny Kristo, Oscar Lindberg, Brandon Mashinter, J.T. Miller, Dominic Moore, Rick Nash, Josh Nicholls, Benoit Pouliot, Shawn O’Donnell, Darroll Powe, Taylor Pyatt, Brad Richards, Michael St. Croix, Derek Stepan, Andrew Yogan, Mats Zuccarello