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The Rangers made three roster moves yesterday in what was a busy day for them. The waived Adam Cracknell, signaling the end of his short tenure in New York. They then sent Anthony DeAngelo to Hartford and recalled Boo Nieves. It was a busy day, so let’s review.

1. The Cracknell acquisition was a low risk move in an attempt to stabilize the fourth line. On paper, Cracknell is a solid, if unspectacular, defensive oriented forward. He’s not flashy, but good in his own zone. The problem he had in New York was adjusting to the system. His skating, while not necessarily a flaw, wasn’t up to what the hybrid overload/man coverage system required. In the end, it was a choice of Paul Carey or him as the 13F. Carey won.

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Oct
24

Rangers place Adam Cracknell on waivers

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The Adam Cracknell experiment in New York has come to an end. The forward is on waivers after a brief stay in New York. His line with the Rangers: four games, -1 rating, no points.

Cracknell was an interesting add on paper as a solid defensive forward. He never really impressed the coaching staff, so off he goes. The Rangers are still in a state of flux with their roster. Perhaps the best choices to fill out the fourth line are in Hartford.

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