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Rangers cut camp roster down to 35

Total of 28 players reassigned to minor-league and junior teams for 2011-12

Saturday, 09.24.2011 / 11:55 AM / News
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Rangers cut camp roster down to 35
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New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has assigned the following 21 players to Connecticut (AHL): goaltenders Chad Johnson, Jason Missiaen and Cameron Talbot; defensemen Lee Baldwin, Collin Bowman, Sam Klassen, Tomas Kundratek, Jyri Niemi, Jared Nightingale, and Pavel Valentenko; and forwards Jonathan Audy-Marchessault, Tommy Grant, Jordan Hickmott, Tayler Jordan, Kale Kerbashian, Chad Kolarik, Chris McKelvie, Matt Rust, Scott Tanski, Kelsey Tessier, and Jason Wilson.

In addition, the Rangers returned seven players to their respective junior club: defensemen Peter Ceresnak (Peterborough, OHL) and Samuel Noreau (Baie-Comeau, QMJHL); and forwards Shane McColgan (Kelowna, WHL), J.T. Miller (Plymouth, OHL), Michael St. Croix (Edmonton, WHL), Christian Thomas (Oshawa, OHL), and Andrew Yogan (Peterborough, OHL).

The Rangers now have 35 players remaining in training camp, including three goaltenders, 11 defensemen and 21 forwards.  The Blueshirts practice schedule for tomorrow, September 25, is 11:00 a.m. at the MSG Training Center.  New York continues their exhibition schedule on Monday, September 26 at 7:00 p.m. when the team will travel to Philadelphia to face-off against the Flyers at Wells Fargo Center.

PLAYERS ASSIGNED TO CONNECTICUT (AHL) ON 9/24/11:

Goal (3):  Chad Johnson, Jason Missiaen, Cameron Talbot

Defense (7):  Lee Baldwin, Collin Bowman, Sam Klassen, Tomas Kundratek, Jyri Niemi, Jared Nightingale, Pavel Valentenko

Forward (11):  Jonathan Audy-Marchessault, Tommy Grant, Jordan Hickmott, Tayler Jordan, Kale Kerbashian, Chad Kolarik, Chris McKelvie, Matt Rust, Scott Tanski, Kelsey Tessier, Jason Wilson

PLAYERS RETURNED TO JUNIORS ON 9/24/11:

Defense (2):  Peter Ceresnak (Peterborough, OHL), Samuel Noreau (Baie-Comeau, QMJHL)

Forward (5):  Shane McColgan (Kelowna, WHL), J.T. Miller (Plymouth, OHL), Michael St. Croix (Edmonton, WHL), Christian Thomas (Oshawa, OHL), Andrew Yogan (Peterborough, OHL)

PLAYERS STILL IN NEW YORK RANGERS TRAINING CAMP:

Goal (3):  Martin Biron, Henrik Lundqvist, Scott Stajcer

Defense (11):  Brendan Bell, Stu Bickel, Michael Del Zotto, Steve Eminger, Tim Erixon, Dan Girardi, Ryan McDonagh, Dylan McIlrath, Blake Parlett, Michael Sauer, Marc Staal

Forward (21):  Artem Anisimov, Sean Avery, Ryan Bourque, Brian Boyle, Ryan Callahan, Erik Christensen, Andre Deveaux, Brandon Dubinsky, Ruslan Fedotenko, Marian Gaborik, Carl Hagelin, John Mitchell, Kris Newbury, Brandon Prust, Brad Richards, Mike Rupp, Derek Stepan, Andreas Thuresson, Dale Weise, Wojtek Wolski, Mats Zuccarello