From the NYR:
NEW YORK RANGERS TRANSACTION UPDATE
Brendan Bell Assigned to Connecticut; Scott Stajcer Returned to Owen Sound (OHL)
New York, October 9, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Brendan Bell has been assigned to the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL), and goaltender Scott Stajcer has been returned to Owen Sound of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).
Bell, 28, did not dress in the Rangers two games at the 2011 Compuware NHL Premiere in Stockholm, Sweden. He registered one goal and two assists, along with a plus-three rating in five preseason contests. Bell ranked second among team defensemen in preseason scoring with three points and led the Rangers with a plus-three rating. Bell notched the game-winning goal with 3:04 remaining in regulation, and added an assist on September 23 at New Jersey.
The 6-2, 205-pounder tallied two goals and nine assists for 11 points, along with 14 penalty m...