From the Rangers:
TIM ERIXON RECALLED FROM CONNECTICUT
Sean Avery Assigned to Connecticut; Marc Staal Placed on IR
New York, October 5, 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), 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 plus-three rating and 10 penalty minutes in five preseason contests with the Rangers prior to his assignment to Connecticut on Saturday. He tallied his first points as a Blueshirt with two assists, including one on the power play, at HC Sparta Praha on Friday. Erixon made his first appearance as a Ranger in the team’s preseason opener on September 21 vs. New Jersey at Albany, NY.
The 6-2, 190-pounder recorded five goals and 19 assists for 24 points, along with 40 penalty minutes wit...