NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York Rangers announced seven cuts on Sunday.
Forwards Chris Kreider, Marek Hrivik, Oscar Lindberg, Darroll Powe and Brandon Mashinter, and defensemen Conor Allen and Stu Bickel were sent to were sent to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the AHL.
Hrivik impressed throughout the preseason. The 22-year Slovakian winger was widely-expected to make the Rangers’ opening night roster.
Fellow 22-year-old Chris Kreider will begin the season in Hartford. Kreider’s career has floundered since his promising cameo during the 2011 playoffs. He’s spent his career bouncing between the NHL and AHL.
The Rangers’ roster now stands at 24 players:
Goal (2): Martin Biron, Henrik Lundqvist
Defense (7): Michael Del Zotto, Justin Falk, Dan Girardi, Ryan McDonagh, John Moore, Marc Staal, Anton Stralman.
Forward (15): Arron Asham, Brian Boyle, Derick Brassard, Ryan Callahan, Derek Dorsett, Jesper Fast, Carl Hagelin, J.T. Miller, Dominic Moore, Rick Nash, Benoit Pouliot, Taylor Pyatt, Brad Richards, Derek Stepan, Mats Zuccarello.
The Rangers finished their preseason with a 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings in Las Vegas on Friday. New York went 1-5 during the 2013-14 preseason.
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