Newyorkrangers.com reports that defensemen Ryan McDonagh and Pavel Valentenko have been assigned to Hartford (AHL).
In addition, forwards Dale Weise and Mats Zuccarello, who were recalled from Hartford yesterday, have been reassigned to the Wolf Pack.
That means, in all likelyhood, that Mike Sauer is #6 and Steve Eminger is #7.
...congrats to Sauer, as he definitely outplayed both Valentenko and McDonagh. Wonder if the fact that Sauer had no options left and had clear waivers before reporting to Hartford had anything to do with the decision.
...while I'm not an Eminger fan, it makes sense to keep him as #7 so that both Valentenko and McDonagh can get valuable minutes in Hartford.
As expected, no forward cuts with injuries to Chris Drury and Vinny Prospal.
...sorry for getting this to you guys late. It's Sunday, and I watch football on Sundays.
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