Defenseman Potter reassigned to Hartford

Monday, 12.29.2008 / 12:29 PM / News
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Defenseman Potter reassigned to Hartford
Corey Potter
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Corey Potter has been assigned to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Potter, 24, has registered one assist in two games with the Rangers this season. He recorded his first career NHL point with an assist on Saturday vs. New Jersey. Potter made his NHL debut on December 7 vs. Calgary. The 6-3, 200-pounder registered two goals and nine assists for 11 points, along with 30 penalty minutes in 26 games with Hartford (AHL) prior to his recall on December 27.

He ranked second on the team among defensemen in points (11), third in goals (two) and was tied for second among Wolf Pack blueliners in assists (nine). The Lansing, Michigan native has recorded two multiple-point games this season, including a multiple-assist effort on October 22 at Worcester.