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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...
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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, 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 [...]
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...
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...
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.
While some were shocked when the New York Rangers waived Sean Avery earlier this week, the writing has been on the wall for this move over the past year, at least. In the best case scenario there is a lack of trust between coach John Tortorella and Avery and at worst it is a personal problem between the two men. That is why Larry Brooks reporting in the New York Post that GM...
New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather has stated that recently waived winger Sean Avery could return to the team in a potential call-up if he goes to the AHL, according to Larry Brooks of the New York Post. “Of course we could recall him if he’s in Hartford and earns that,” Sather said as [...]
STOCKHOLM -- The Rangers face the prospect of playing perhaps the first month of the NHL season without Marc Staal, general manager Glen Sather told The Post yesterday as his team skated here in full prep mode for tomorrow's season opener against the Kings at the Globe Arena.
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), while forward Sean Avery has been assigned to Connecticut. In addition, defenseman Marc Staal has been placed on injured reserve. Erixon, 20, registered two assists with a [...]
STOCKHOLM -- Perhaps Glen Sather might want to check with his coach on this one, but the general manager told The Post yesterday that Sean Avery could play his way back to the Rangers from the AHL Whale if indeed that's where the exiled winger lands after clearing waivers...
BY KYLE BAUER
Today, New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather informed the New York media that defenseman Marc Staal will miss at least the first month of the season with concussion-like symptoms.
Staal joins the list of fellow all-stars Sidney Crosby and Marc Savard who have struggled to recover from concussions. His concussion was believed to be suffered when...