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KNAPP, 5TH ROADIE TO MAKE IT TO THE SHOW

greenville-road-warriors211Connor Knapp Becomes Fifth Road Warrior to Play in NHL

BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

Greenville, SC: Buffalo Sabres goaltender Connor Knapp became the fifth Greenville Road Warriors alumni to play in the NHL. On Saturday, Knapp made his first career appearance in the Sabres 4-1 loss to the Boston Bruins.

Knapp, 23, was the sixth goaltender to play for the Sabres this season after being recalled to Buffalo on Friday to relieve Matt Hackett. The former Road Warriors goaltender stopped 6 of 7 shots faced in his NHL debut. On Saturday, Knapp made 22 saves and earned an assist for his first career point with Buffalo in the Sabres 4-3 shootout loss.

Knapp played 16 games with the Road Warriors this season and posted a 7-7-2 record. He tallied a 2.32 goals against average and a .933 save percentage while in Greenville. The York, New York native is fourth in all-time Road Warriors history with 884 career saves. Knapp was drafted in the sixth round by the Sabres in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Knapp now becomes the fifth Road Warriors alumni to play in the NHL. He joins fellow goaltenders Cam Talbot and Nathan Lieuwen as well as defensemen Marc-Andre Bourdon and Julien Brouillette. Four of those five have made it to the NHL this season.

Single game tickets to the first round of the 2014 ECHL Playoffs are on sale now. The home dates are finalized and the Road Warriors will take on the Kalamazoo Wings at home on Wednesday, April 23th, Friday, April 25th. If necessary, the series versus the Wings will continue at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Saturday April 26th at 7 p.m. Group tickets for 15 or more people can be purchased for as low as $10! To learn more about group pricing, call a Road Warriors Ticket Account Representative at 864.674.PUCK!

 

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RANGERS RECALL J.T. MILLER

ny-ranger-logo-150x145RANGERS RECALL J.T. MILLER FROM HFD

BY: New York Rangers

NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has recalled forward J.T. Miller from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Miller, 21, registered four points (two goals, two assists) in a back-to-back set at St. John’s on Saturday and Sunday. He has tallied a point in four of six games since being assigned to Hartford on April 2nd, recording three goals and three assists over the span. Miller has registered 15 goals and 28 assists for 43 points, along with 47 penalty minutes and a plus-10 rating in 41 games with Hartford this season. He is tied for the Wolf Pack lead in scoring with 43 points, ranks third on the team in assists and plus/minus rating, and fifth in goals.

The East Palestine, Ohio native returns to the Rangers where he has registered three goals and three assists for six points, along with 18 penalty minutes in 30 games this season. He has tallied three points (one goal, two assists) in his last seven NHL games.

Miller was originally selected by the Rangers as a first round choice, 15th overall, in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

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NHL PLAYOFF SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Nhl_logo2014 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS FIRST ROUND SCHEDULE

BY: The National Hockey League

NEW YORK (April 13, 2014) – The National Hockey League today announced the dates, starting times and national television coverage for the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round, which begins Wednesday, April 16.

All times listed are ET and subject to change. Continue reading

RANGERS DROP SEASON FINALE: ONTO THE PLAYOFFS

ny-ranger-logo-150x145      VERSUS      Montreal

NEW YORK RANGERS -0 at MONTREAL CANADIENS -1 (OT)

BY: The New York Rangers

Team notes:

  • The Rangers were defeated by the Montreal Canadiens, 1-0, in overtime tonight at Bell Centre in their final game of the regular season. The Blueshirts finished the season with a 45-31-6 record (96 pts), and will play the Philadelphia Flyers in the first round of the playoffs. Continue reading

FAST RECALLED BY RANGERS

CaptureRANGERS RECALL JESPER FAST FROM HARTFORD

BY: The New York Rangers

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has recalled forward Jesper Fast from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL). Continue reading

MILLER RETURNED TO HARTFORD

ny-ranger-logo-150x145RANGERS ASSIGN J.T. MILLER TO HARTFORD

 BY: The New York Rangers

NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has assigned forward J.T. Miller to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Miller, 20, skated in two games with the Rangers since his recall from Hartford on March 26th. He has registered three goals and three assists for six points, along with 18 penalty minutes in 30 games with the Rangers this season. Miller has tallied three points (one goal, two assists), along with a plus-one rating in his last seven NHL games.

The East Palestine, Ohio native returns to Hartford where he has recorded 12 goals and 25 assists for 37 points, along with a plus-13 rating in 35 AHL games this season. He ranked second on the team in points, third in assists, fifth in goals, and was tied for first in plus/minus rating at the time of his recall.

Miller was originally selected by the Rangers as a first round choice, 15th overall, in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

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MCCARTHY JOINS WOLF PACK

hartford-wolf-pack-logo2-150x133111WOLF PACK SIGN FORWARD CHRIS McCARTHY TO ATO

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Led UVM in Points and Assists in 2013-14

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack 

HARTFORD, April 2, 2014:  Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Wolf Pack has signed forward Chris McCarthy to an Amateur Tryout (ATO) agreement.

McCarthy, who agreed to terms on an NHL contract with the parent New York Rangers yesterday, just completed his Senior season at the University of Vermont (Hockey East Association).  A 6-1, 205-pound native of Collegeville, PA, the 22-year-old McCarthy earned Second-Team Hockey East All-Star honors this season, notching 18 goals and 24 assists for 42 points, along with 12 penalty minutes, in 38 games.  McCarthy led the Catamounts in points and assists and finished second on the team in goals.

In 150 career games over five seasons (he was red-shirted in 2011-12 after playing five games) at UVM, McCarthy totaled 46 goals and 68 assists for 114 points, as well as 69 penalty minutes.

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