Found December 15, 2011 on NY Rangers Blog:
Bruce Berlet at The Howlings takes a look at the recently recalled Tim Erixon which includes this quote from Whale teammate Wade Redden..."He's got a lot of patience and a lot of poise and makes some real nice plays along the blueline and on the power play offensively," Whale veteran defenseman Wade Redden said. "And he can find guys in front. We've seen a few times this year where he's made good shots to the net that led to tips; he finds those sticks in front of the net. He's a big guy with a good stick who does a lot of good things."Erixon credits Redden, fellow veteran defenseman Brendan Bell and Whale assistant coach J.J. Daigneault, who handles the defense, for steady improvement in his first season with the Whale.Whale head coach Ken Gernander on Erixon..."He has been playing well, and there's a lot to like about his game. The Rangers wanted to make sure that when they sent him down that he continued to play lots of minutes in lots...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Erixon Returned To Connecticut; Rangers Making The Right Decision

Tim Erixon’s second call up was short lived, as the Rangers returned the rookie defenseman to the CT Whale of the AHL last night. Erixon was called up as a precaution for the Rangers road trip to St. Louis and Phoenix. Although many –including us– assumed he would be playing during this call up, John Tortorella specifically stated that Erixon was an emergency call up, and would...

Rangers Recall Tim Erixon From Connecticut Whale

The New York Rangers have recalled defensemen Tim Erixon from the Connecticut Whale of the AHL, according to the AHL’s Transaction History page.  No word yet from the Rangers why Erixon was recalled or who will be sent down. … shocking, but probably because of the road games in St. Louis and Phoenix they wanted [...]

Rangers Recall Tim Erixon

The New York Rangers have announced the recall of defenseman Tim Erixon from the Connecticut Whale of the AHL. Erixon played in nine NHL games with the Rangers earlier in the season, before eventually being returned to the Whale where he has remained until now. No word on why Erixon has been recalled just yet, but maybe head coach John Tortorella is looking to sub-out Jeff Woywitka...

Rangers assign Tim Erixon to Connecticut (AHL)

... as expected. From the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS TRANSACTION UPDATE Tim Erixon Assigned to Connecticut New York, December 16, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Tim Erixon has been assigned to the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL). Erixon, 20, did not skate in the Rangers 4-1 loss yesterday...

Rangers Return Erixon to Whale

The Rangers announced that they assigned Tim Erixon to the CT Whale yesterday evening.Erixon was called-up as insurance in the event Steve Eminger wasn't able to play in Thursday night's game in St. Louis.Andrew Gross at Rangers Rants reports that Erixon was told about assignment after traveling from St. Louis to Phoenix with the team....what a jerk move by the Rangers. Instead...

Rangers Recall Tim Erixon from Whale

New York, December 14, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Tim Erixon has been recalled from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL). Erixon, 20, has registered one goal and 11 assists for 12 points, along with 10 penalty minutes in 13 games with Connecticut this season.  He currently has a three...

Press Release: Rangers Assign Tim Erixon Back To Connecticut

New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Tim Erixon has been assigned to the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL). Erixon, 20, did not skate in the Rangers 4-1 loss yesterday at St. Louis following his recall from Connecticut on Wednesday.  He began the season on the [...]

Erixon to Be Sent Back to Whale After Trip

Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record reports that John Tortorella expects Tim Erixon to be sent back to the CT Whale after Saturday night's game in Phoenix.Erixon was summoned for the two game road trip in case Steve Eminger wasn't able to play do to an arm injury he sustained while blocking a shot Tuesday night....assuming this makes it less likely that Erixon will get in the...

Rangers Return Tim Erixon to Whale

New York, December 16, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Tim Erixon has been assigned to the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL). Erixon, 20, did not skate in the Rangers 4-1 loss yesterday at St. Louis following his recall from Connecticut on Wednesday.  He began the season on the Rangers opening...

Tim Erixon Recalled

The Rangers have announced that they have recalled defenseman Tim Erixon from the CT Whale of the AHL. Erixon has split time with the Rangers and the Whale, starting the season with the big club until being sent down for development purposes after nine games. In those nine games with the Rangers, Erixon did not register a point and finished with a -2 rating. In 13 games with the...

Rangers Recall Erixon (Updated)

Update, 10:06 a.m.:Here's Rangers official announcement of the recall.Original Post:The CT Whale report that the Rangers have recalled Tim Erixon.Erixon has 1g, 11a in 13 games....geez, Woywitka makes one mistake and he's out of the line-up. lol. Most likely the Rangers just want an extra defenseman for their trip to St. Louis and Phoenix.Remember to follow me on Twitter...

Rangers recall defenseman Erixon

ST. LOUIS -- The Rangers recalled Tim Erixon from the Connecticut Whale of the AHL on Wednesday. The 20-year-old defenseman opened the season with the Rangers and spent nine games before being sent down to Connecticut of the AHL, where he had one goal, 11 assists and 10 penalty minutes...

Erixon Gets The Call From The Rangers

By Bruce Berlet It was hardly surprising that the New York Rangers called up rookie defenseman Tim Erixon from the Connecticut Whale on Wednesday. Erixon’s role with the AHL’s Northeast Division leaders has expanded, and his play has steadily improved since he was assigned to the Whale on Oct. 29. The 20-year-old had been on the Whale’s No. 1 power-play unit and become among...

Erixon called up from Connecticut

Follow @thenyrangers Share New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Tim Erixon has been recalled from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL). Erix...
Rangers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.