Hartford Wolf Pack
The return of Callahan’s inspirational and wholehearted play couldn’t come at a more important time. New York’s preseason slump carried into Thursday’s regular-season opener as it lost to the Coyotes, 4-1.
A number of prospects including Marek Hrivik, Danny Kristo and Connor Allen could crack the Rangers’ opening-night roster.
Ryan Callahan has always been praised for the defensive side of his game but his offensive attributes have often been overlooked. That might change this season as he’s on pace for 33 goals.
The Rangers have acquired Stu Bickel from the Anaheim Ducks for Nigel Williams in a trade of minor league defensemen.
The former owner of the Hartford Whalers is expected to announce that he is taking control of the city’s minor league hockey team.