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The Rangers continued to shuffle the deck Thursday, claiming 28-year-old defenseman Jeff Woywitka off waivers from the Montreal Canadiens and assigning would-be rookie Stu Bickel to their AHL affiliate.
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The New York Rangers have claimed defenseman Jeff Woywitka off of waivers from the Montreal Canadiens. At age 28, Woywitka has played with the St. Louis Blues and Dallas Stars, and is currently in the final year of his contract. He will come at a cap hit of $650,000.
I guess this is the team's idea of a veteran defenseman, but I don't see him playing over Tim Erixon in...
The New York Rangers have been said to be in the market for a veteran defender for the past couple of months, even before the situation with Marc Staal got to the point where it is today. To help remedy their situation on defense the Rangers claimed
28-year old defender Jeff Woywitka off waivers from the Montreal Canadiens.
Woywitka spent the past two seasons with the Dallas...
The New York Rangers, desperate for defensive help after putting Marc Staal on IR, claimed defenseman Jeff Woywitka off waivers from the Montreal Canadiens. Woywitka, 28, played 63 games with the Dallas Stars last season, putting up 11 points (two goals, nine assists) in those 63 games and a +5 rating. Woywitka then signed as a UFA with the Montreal Canadiens over the summer to...
via Katie Strang of ESPN New York, The Rangers have claimed defenseman Jeff Woywitka off waivers, according to a source.
Woywitka, 28, was placed on waivers by Montreal Wednesday; he spent the past two seasons with the Dallas Stars.
The Rangers picked up the Vermilion, Alberta native to bolster their back end after having to place injured defenseman Marc Staal (post-concussion...
The New York Rangers have announced that they have claimed defensemen Jeff Woywitka off of waivers from the Montreal Canadiens. Woywitka, 28, has a cap hit of $650,000 according to CapGreek. His contract is a two-way contract. In 63 games last season for the Dallas Stars he scored 2 goals to go along with 9 [...]
From the NYR:
RANGERS CLAIM DEFENSEMAN JEFF WOYWITKA
Defenseman Stu Bickel Assigned to Connecticut
New York, October 6, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the team has claimed defenseman Jeff Woywitka off waivers from the Montreal Canadiens. In addition, defenseman Stu Bickel has been assigned to Connecticut of the American...
A lot of the hooplah today was that the Rangers claimed Jeff Woywitka off waivers from the Montreal Canadiens. They also made a few other minor moves to round out the rosters at the NHL and AHL levels:
To make room for Woywitka, the Rangers sent Stu Bickel to the Connecticut Whale. It is a bit ridiculous that Bickel had to return to the US, you would think that the NHL would consider...
With Marc Staal out for an indefinite amount of time while he recovers from a concussion suffered last February, the Rangers have added some depth to their blueline with the waiver claim of Jeff Woywitka, a veteran defenseman who had been in training camp with Montreal this season. The Rangers… read more.
The New York Rangers have claimed defenseman Jeff Woywitka off waivers from the Montreal Canadiens.
It appears as though the Montreal Canadiens roster is set for the 2011-12 NHL season.
Various reports this morning are suggesting that Jeff Woywitka, Michael Blunden and Aaron Palushaj will be sent to the Canadiens’ AHL Affiliate in Hamilton by today’s 3pm deadline. Blunden must first clear waivers at noon today, and Woywitka must be placed on waivers at noon in order to be sent...
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New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the team has claimed defenseman Jeff Woywitka off waivers from the Montreal Can...
According to Katie Strang of ESPN-NY, and via Adam Rotter’s SNY blog, the Rangers claimed D Jeff Woywitka off waivers from Dallas, according to a source,
Woywitka is a big 6-2, 6-3, 227 pounds, who is a former first-rounder of the Flys.
A trio of New York Rangers who were placed on waivers yesterday have cleared. Sean Avery, Stu Bickel and Brendan Bell have all cleared waivers and can be sent to the Connecticut Whale of the AHL over the next 30 days without having to go back through waivers again. According to Larry Brooks, it is [...]
Sean Avery, Stu Bickel and Brendan Bell all cleared waivers today after the New York Rangers put them out there for any other NHL franchise to take them. Avery was assigned to the Connecticut Whale, while Bickel and Bell will remain on the active roster for the time being.
To make room, on the active roster to keep Bickel and Bell while also recalling Tim Erixon the team officially...
There has been a flurry of activity the past 24 hours, so let’s quickly summarize everything in one post:
Sean Avery was placed on waivers yesterday and cleared. He has been assigned to the CT Whale. There is no known timetable for him to report or for him to seek other options.
Stu Bickel and Brendan Bell were placed on waivers yesterday as well. Both cleared, but will remain...