New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has trimmed its Training Camp roster by five players.
Robin Kovacs and Adam Chapie were assigned to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL). Brenden Kotyk was released from his NHL Professional Tryout (PTO) and assigned to the Hartford Wolf Pack. Kovacs, Chapie, and Kotyk will all report to the Wolf Pack's Training Camp.
In addition, Tim Gettinger and Ty Ronning were assigned to their respective junior teams (Gettinger - Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League; Ronning - Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League).
The Rangers have 49 players remaining in Training Camp. The roster breakdown is listed below:
Forwards (28): Lias Andersson, Pavel Buchnevich, Paul Carey, Daniel Catenacci, Filip Chytil, David Desharnais, Andrew Desjardins, Bobby Farnham, Jesper Fast, Steven Fogarty, Gabriel Fontaine, Michael Grabner, Ryan Gropp, Kevin Hayes, Scott Kosmachuk, Chris Kreider, Dawson Leedahl, Vinni Lettieri, J.T. Miller, Rick Nash, Boo Nieves, Matt Puempel, Cole Schneider, Malte Stromwall, Adam Tambellini, Jimmy Vesey, Mika Zibanejad, Mats Zuccarello
Defensemen (16): Alexei Bereglazov, Brandon Crawley, Sean Day, Tony DeAngelo, John Gilmour, Ryan Graves, Nick Holden, Steven Kampfer, Ryan McDonagh, Vince Pedrie, Neal Pionk, Kevin Shattenkirk, Brady Skjei, Brendan Smith, Marc Staal, Sergey Zborovskiy
Goaltenders (5): Alexandar Georgiev, Brandon Halverson, Henrik Lundqvist, Chris Nell, Ondrej Pavelec