Rangers call up Williams from Pack
26-year-old forward has scored nine goals in 31 career NHL games
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that forward Jeremy Williams has been recalled from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Williams, 26, notched the Wolf Pack’s only goal in a 2-1 overtime loss vs. Syracuse last night in Hartford. He currently leads Hartford and is tied for 11th in the AHL with four goals, including two power goals, and is tied for second on the Wolf Pack in scoring with six points.
The 6-0, 191-pounder has tallied a goal in his season debut in each of his four NHL seasons. In 2009-10, Williams notched a goal in five of his first six NHL games with Toronto, and has registered nine goals and two assists for 11 points in 31 career regular season contests with the Maple Leafs.
The Regina, Saskatchewan native was originally Toronto’s seventh round choice, 220th overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
The Rangers return to action tonight when they will face-off against their Atlantic Division rival, the New Jersey Devils, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.). The contest will conclude the Blueshirts’ first of 18 back-to-back sets on the season, and begins a three-game homestand for New York.