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Dupont called up from Connecticut

Rangers' 2005 third-round draft pick has spent four seasons in AHL

Wednesday, 01.19.2011 / 11:11 PM ET / News
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Dupont called up from Connecticut
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced tonight that forward Brodie Dupont has been recalled from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Dupont, 23, has registered eight goals and 12 assists for 20 points, along with 54 penalty minutes in 40 games with Connecticut this season. He has tallied eight points (five goals, three assists) in the last 11 games, including three goals in the last five games.

He is currently tied for fifth on the Whale in goals and sixth in assists, and ranks seventh in points. 

The Russell, Manitoba native was originally selected as the Rangers’ third round choice, 66th overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.