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AHL/ECHL Monday mentions, Feb 18

AHL: The Worcester Sharks played three road games last weekend, but only won one.  Friday, their seven power plays went scoreless against the Springfield Falcons (AHL affiliates of the Blue Jackets).  The Sharks killed seven of eight penalties.  The lone goal for the Sharks was scored by Daniil Tarasov, with assists to Danny Groulx and Adam Comrie.   It was Tarasov's fifth...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers Assign Brandon Mashinter To Whale

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...
Via Sox and Dawgs
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Does Mashinter Deserve a Call-up?

Since the Rangers obtained Brandon Mashinter from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for Tommy Grant, he has done nothing but impress for the CT Whale. The 6' 4" Mashinter has 2g, 4a in his seven games with the Whale and has been more than willing to drop the gloves when necessary, as seen here in last night's 5-4, OT loss to Bridgeport (2:15 mark)... Here...
Via NY Rangers Blog
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

AHL/ECHL Monday mentions

AHL: Friday, January 25: The Worcester Sharks defeated the Springfield Falcons 3-1 in Springfield.  The Falcons' Scott Howes opened the scoring at 3:07, with assists to Brian Helmer and Andrew Joudrey.  Tommy Grant, acquired by San Jose in the Brandon Mashinter trade, tied the game just over a minute later with an unassisted short handed goal.    It wasn't until the...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers trade Tommy Grant to San Jose for Brandon Mashinter

Tonight, the Rangers made a minor deal, sending AHLer Tommy Grant and a 2014 seventh-round draft choice to the San Jose Sharks for LW Brandon Mashinter. Mashinter, 24, stands 6-foot-4, 230 lbs. He has posted two goals and three assists in 30 games this season with San Jose’s AHL affiliate, the Worcester Sharks. Last season, Mashinter tallied 16 goals and 17 assists in 65 games...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Press Release: Rangers Acquire Brandon Mashinter from San Jose Sharks

New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has acquired forward Brandon Mashinter from San Jose in exchange for forward Tommy Grant and a conditional pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Mashinter, 24, has registered two goals and three assists, along with 44 penalty minutes in 30 games [...]
Via Ranger Nation
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers place many on waivers, players to participate in camp

The Rangers have placed Sean Collins, Michael Haley, Chad Kolarik, Kris Newbury, Logan Pyett, Brendon Segal, Mike Vernace and Tommy Grant on waivers today. They will clear tomorrow, and will join the club for the rest of minicamp before the NHL season starts. These moves likely address who will replace Arron Asham in the lineup on opening day, as he still needs to serve the final...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers Place Kolarik Others on Waivers

Waivers Rangers: Sean Collins, Michael Haley, Chad Kolarik, Kris Newbury, Logan Pyett, Brendon Segal, Mike Vernace, Tommy Grant. — Renaud Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) January 15, 2013 Kolarik leads Whale with 15 goals and tied for team lead in points with 29. ...scratching my head at Kolarik being on that list. I was originally surprised when he wasn't in training camp...
Via NY Rangers Blog
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: CT rights the ship with shutout win over Adirondack

Connecticut Whale 3, Adirondack Phantoms 0 By Wil Goldsholl Hartford, CT, January 4, 2013 - After losing four of their last five games, the Connecticut Whale beat the Adirondack Phantoms 3-0 in Hartford on Friday, in the first of six meetings scheduled between the teams. A home-and-home series will conclude between the teams in Glen Falls Saturday night. Throughout Friday’s game...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Connecticut Whale 3, Adirondack Phantoms 0

By Wil Goldsholl Hartford, CT, January 4, 2013 - After losing four of their last five games, the Connecticut Whale beat the Adirondack Phantoms 3-0 in Hartford on Friday, in the first of six meetings scheduled between the teams. A home-and-home series will conclude between the teams in Glen Falls Saturday night. Throughout Friday’s game Connecticut protected keystone goalkeeper...
Via Sox and Dawgs
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Whale blow 3-0 lead in loss to Portland

Portland Pirates 4, Connecticut Whale 3 Portland, ME, December 31, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale let a 3-0 second-period lead slip away Monday night at the Cumberland County Civic Center, finishing 2012 with a 4-3 loss to the Portland Pirates. Jordan Szwarz and Ethan Werek scored third-period goals for Portland, after Mathieu Brodeur and Chris Summers tallied in the final 1:20 of...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland Pirates 4, Connecticut Whale 3

Portland, ME, December 31, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale let a 3-0 second-period lead slip away Monday night at the Cumberland County Civic Center, finishing 2012 with a 4-3 loss to the Portland Pirates. Jordan Szwarz and Ethan Werek scored third-period goals for Portland, after Mathieu Brodeur and Chris Summers tallied in the final 1:20 of the second period to cut the Pirates’...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Manchester Monarchs 9, Connecticut Whale 2

Manchester, NH, December 8, 2012 – Brandon Kozun had two goals and an assist, Linden Vey scored twice, and Andrei Loktionov added a goal and two assists, to lead the Manchester Monarchs to a 9-2 blowout of the Connecticut Whale Saturday night at Verizon Wireless Arena. Andrew Bodnarchuk, Richard Clune, Jordan Nolan and Slava Voynov had a goal and an assist each for the Monarchs...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut Whale 4, Bridgeport Sound Tigers 2

By Wil Goldsholl Hartford, CT, December 5, 2012 - After suffering three losses in three nights over the weekend, Connecticut Whale coach Ken Gernander was looking for a more “buttoned-up performance” Wednesday, and he got it, mostly. Despite frequent trips to the penalty box, the Connecticut Whale pulled out a 4-2 win over the in-state rival Bridgeport Sound Tigers at...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Kolarik hat trick leads Whale to victory

Chad Kolarik had a great game last night for the Connecticut Whale, with a goal in each period as the Whale defeated the Norfolk Admirals by a score of 5-2. Kris Newbury notched a goal and an assist and Tommy Grant added a goal in the third period to finish off the Whale scoring. Marek Hrivik also had a big night, notching three assists. Ryan Bourque, Kelsey Tessier, and Christian...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Kreider nets two in Whale win

Chris Kreider got on the board in a big way last night, leading the Whale to a 7-5 victory over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Kreider had two goals, one of which was the game winner. Matt Gilroy also netted two goals (one on the powerplay), while Chad Kolarik, Kris Newbury, and Tommy Grant netted one goal a piece. The Whale powerplay was 1/4, while their penalty kill was just 1/2...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut Whale 6, Worcester Sharks 2

Worcester, MA, November 10, 2012 – Christian Thomas had his first two-goal game as a pro, and Kris Newbury added two assists, to lead the Connecticut Whale to a 6-2 win over the Worcester Sharks Saturday night at the DCU Center. The Whale also got goals from Logan Pyett, Tommy Grant and J.T. Miller, and Chris Kreider, Chad Kolarik and Matt Gilroy had two assists apiece.  Cam...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Weekend update

Sorry for the delay folks, but Frankenstorm and previous plans prevented us from being timely with the farm updates this weekend. Over the weekend, the Whale managed to play some strong and consistent hockey, beating both the Hershey Bears (3-1) and Providence Bruins (6-3). In the first game, Ryan Bourque got his first goal of the year in the third period, with other goals scored...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale 6, Bruins 3

37-save effort for @ctalbot33 as @ctwhale win third straight, 6-3 over Bruins in Hartford tonight...3 points for Kris Newbury — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 28, 2012 The Whale are now 3-3-1 this season. Chris Kreider scored his first of the season. Kris Newbury had a goal and two assists. He now has 10 points (4g, 6a) in seven games. Ryan Bourque and...
Via NY Rangers Blog
October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale 3, Bears 1

BRASS BONANZA TIME!!! #Whale win 3-1 see you all tomorrow night! #bleedgreen — CTWhale (@CTWhale) October 27, 2012 The Whale are now 2-3-1 on the season. Whale goals were scored by Tommy Grant, Brandon Segal and Ryan Bourque (EN). Cam Talbot made 26 saves in his first game of the season. Chris Kreider went pointless in his return from a one-game suspension....
Via NY Rangers Blog
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut Whale 3, Hershey Bears 1

By Wil Goldsholl Hartford, CT, October 26, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale improved to 2-3-1-0 Friday with a win over the Hershey Bears at the XL Center. Leaning on their strong first-period play, Connecticut posted a 3-1 victory over the visiting Bears. Whale netminder Cam Talbot picked up his first win of the season in his first appearance of 2012. The Whale opened scoring...
Via Sox and Dawgs
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Miller nets first professional goal

The Connecticut Whale won their first game of the season last night, beating Albany (the AHL affiliate of the Devils) 5-2. J.T. Miller netted his first AHL goal, as he simply deked Adam Larsson out of his jock en route to the goal. You can see the goal in the embedded highlights. Kyle Jean (again), Tommy Grant, Andrew Yogan, and Brandon Segal also scored for the Whale. Segal, Marek...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale 5, Devils 2

@ctwhale WIN!!!!!!! their first of the season! defeating the @adevils 5-2 The whale are home Friday against the @thehersheybears #bleedgreen — CTWhale (@CTWhale) October 25, 2012 The Whale are now 1-4-1 this season. Kyle Jean scored his fourth goal of the season and was a +2. J.T. Miller scored his first professional goal as he "undressed" Devils former...
Via NY Rangers Blog
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut Whale 5, Albany Devils 2

Albany, NY, October 24, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale earned their first win in five games on the season Wednesday night at the Times Union Center, scoring five straight goals after giving up the first goal of the game, on the way to a 5-2 victory over the Albany Devils. Brandon Segal had a goal and an assist to lead the Whale, J.T. Miller, Tommy Grant and Andrew Yogan all scored...
Via Sox and Dawgs
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut Whale roster announced

Despite the lockout, there is still some hockey to be played that affects the Rangers organization. The Rangers website has the preliminary roster for the Connecticut Whale this year: Forwards: Ryan Bourque, Tommy Grant, Michael Haley, Marek Hrivik, Kyle Jean, Chad Kolarik, Chris Kreider, JT Miller, Kris Newbury, Brandon Segal, Christian Thomas, Jason Wilson, Andrew Yogan. Defense...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
September 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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