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Feb
05

Rangers return Jayson Megna to Hartford

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The Rangers have returned forward Jayson Megna to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the AHL. Megna was called up on Wednesday night to play in last night’s win over Minnesota. Megna played in place of Tanner Glass. He was held off the score sheet.

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Feb
03

Rangers recall Jayson Megna

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The Rangers have recalled forward Jayson Megna from the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack. This is Megna’s second stint with the Rangers this season, playing five games in his recent call up. He notched a goal and an assist in his first game, but was held scoreless thereafter. Megna’s recall likely means two things, 1) Rick Nash likely isn’t back for a few more games, and 2) the Daniel Paille/Tanner Glass duo is likely at its end.

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Jan
22

Rangers return Jayson Megna to the AHL

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The Rangers have returned forward Jayson Megna to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the AHL, per Andrew Gross. Megna played five games in his call up, registering a goal and an assist in his first contest, but scoreless after. Megna received a lot of playing time in the top-six and on the powerplay, which was perplexing to more than a few folks.

The signing of Daniel Paille made the Megna move inevitable.

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Jan
04

Rangers recall Jayson Megna

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The Rangers have recalled forward Jayson Megna from the Hartford Wolf Pack. It is unknown if he will play tomorrow, since the lines seemed set in Chris Kreider’s absence. Megna was one of the last Rangers cut during the preseason, and has a line of 7-11-18 in 37 games with the Wolf Pack. If he plays, it could be in place of Emerson Etem, who had a rough outing on Saturday night.

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Dec
01

Rangers return Jayson Megna to Hartford

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The Rangers have returned forward Jayson Megna to Hartford. Megna was called up yesterday as a potential last minute replacement for a “game time decision” with one of the forwards. Obviously the forward in question played, so Megna was not used.

Worth noting: Megna is the first forward in line for a call up.

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Nov
30

Rangers recall Jayson Megna

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The Rangers have recalled forward Jayson Megna from the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack to replace Derek Stepan on the roster. Megna will likely be the team’s 13th forward, rotating in with Emerson Etem and/or Viktor Stalberg.

To make room for Megna, Derek Stepan was placed on LTIR, meaning he will be out at least three weeks. The timeline for Stepan’s injury is a 4-6 week duration.

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Oct
03

Megna/Diaz clear waivers

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Both Raphael Diaz and Jayson Megna cleared waivers this afternoon, and will report to the Hartford Wolf Pack. Megna clearing was no surprise, but it is relatively surprising that Diaz cleared. There are a few teams that could use a cheap, capable defenseman –specifically Boston, who is without Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg– but I guess teams want to see what they have internally first.

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Gibbons

It may have been just one preseason game, and I may just be overly excited about hockey, but last night’s game against the Devils really helped me believe that the depth signings the Rangers made this summer were solid. While most of these players aren’t going to be full time NHLers, most of these guys can be fine players in the bottom-six as a call-up if needed. We saw it last year with the injuries sustained early in the season and eventually in the playoffs, guys that can fill roles help teams win.

Brian Gibbons (pictured above)- The speedy yet undersized forward was a pain in the butt two years ago for the Penguins on the fourth line. Last year when he signed with the Blue Jackets I was really expecting him to become a full time NHLer, but he only ended up playing 25 games for them. His forechecking ability, defensive prowess, great speed, and underrated shot can really fit in well with this team if/when he is called upon. Gibbons is flexible, and can play center or wing. He was impressive against the Devils, and could move up the forward depth chart quickly.

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