Originally posted on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 2/5/13
NEW YORK, February 5, 2013 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has assigned forward Brandon Mashinter to the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL). Mashinter, 24, was acquired by the Rangers from San Jose on January 16, in exchange for forward Tommy Grant and a conditional pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. He returns to Connecticut, where he has registered seven points (three goals, four assists) and 14 penalty minutes in eight games following his trade. He posted a four-game point streak from January 20 at Providence to January 26 against Springfield, tallying two goals and four assists over the span. Mashinter has recorded five goals and seven assists for 12 points, along with 58 penalty minutes in 38 total games with Connecticut and Worcester this season. The Bradford, Ontario native has skated in 244 career AHL games over four seasons with Connecticut and Worcester, registering 57 goals and 58 assists for 115 points, along with 338 penalty minutes. At the time of his trade, he ranked fourth on Worcester’s all-time goals list and seventh on the team’s all-time points list. Mashinter has also skated in 13 career NHL contests with the San Jose Sharks, making his NHL debut on December 29, 2010, at Minnesota. He was originally signed by San Jose as an undrafted free agent on March 3, 2009. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.
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