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Rangers recall Byers from Hartford

Forward will be available for game tonight at Minnesota

Friday, 10.30.2009 / 1:05 PM ET / News
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Rangers recall Byers from Hartford
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that forward Dane Byers has been recalled from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Dane Byers
Byers, 23, has registered two goals and five points, along with 26 penalty minutes in nine games with Hartford this season. He ranks second on the team in penalty minutes, is tied for fourth in goals and eighth in points.  He is also tied for third on the Wolf Pack with one power play goal.

Prior to his recall, Byers was riding a three-game point streak, recording two goals and four points over the span.  He tallied his first multi-point effort of the season with two assists on Sunday against Worcester.  Last season, Byers tied for the team lead in playoff goals (three) and finished second on Hartford in playoff points (four).

The Nipawin, Saskatchewan native was originally the Rangers second round selection, 48th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.