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Defenseman Potter recalled from Hartford

Saturday, 12.06.2008 / 8:21 PM / News
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Defenseman Potter recalled from Hartford
Corey Potter
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Corey Potter has been recalled from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Potter, 24, has registered two goals and nine assists for 11 points, along with 26 penalty minutes in 23 games with Hartford this season.  He currently ranks second on the team among defensemen in assists (nine) and points (11), and is tied for first in goals (two). 

The 6-foot-3, 200-pounder has recorded two multiple-point games this season, including a multiple-assist effort on October 22 at Worcester.  In 2007-08, Potter appeared in 80 games with Hartford (AHL), recording five goals and 27 assists for 32 points, along with 102 penalty minutes.  He led the Wolf Pack in games played (80) and ranked fourth on the club in penalty minutes (102).  He also ranked third among team defensemen in assists (27) and points (32), and tied for third in goals (five).

The Lansing, Michigan native was originally the Rangers’ third choice, 122nd overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.