Callahan Breaks Ankle, Out Indefinitely; Newbury Recalled (Now Returned)

The rumors of the injury to Ryan Callahan were rampant, and as optimistic Ranger fans, we were inclined to not believe them. However, they are true. It’s being reported on Twitter and on WFAN 660 that Cally broke his ankle blocking the Zdeno Chara slap shot with under two minutes remaining in the third period, and will be out indefinitely….

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Rangers Call Up Kris Newbury

As per the AHL Transaction Log, the Rangers have called up Kris Newbury to serve another stint with the NHL. In his previous 11 NHL games, Newbury registered an assist and 35 PIMs, to go with a -1 rating. Although Newbury’s numbers aren’t flashy, he provides a physical presence and a level of grit that the Rangers have been missing…

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Kris Newbury Recalled Again

This year’s winner of the Hartford Road Trip Bonanza is Kris Newbury, who has been recalled again by the Rangers in light of the Marian Gaborik concussion. Newbury has been up and down a few times this season, and has certainly earned that right to be the first call up. He has played well in his time with the Rangers….

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Newbury Returned to CT

As expected, Kris Newbury has been returned to the CT Whale this morning. Newbury was initially called up to serve as a replacement for Wojtek Wolski, but Wolski’s ribs were better last night, resulting in Newbury serving as the scratch. Newbury said he was thrilled that he was the first call up for the Rangers due to injury, and he…

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Wolski, Eminger Out; Newbury, Del Zotto In Against Kings

The New York Rangers have decided that Wojtek Wolski’s injured ribs have not healed sufficiently over the past three days for him to play tomorrow against the Kings.  The discussion seems to center around Wolski wanting to go but being unsure of how long he would last and Andrew Gross passes along that coach John Tortorella did not want to…

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Newbury Returned To CT

As expected, Kris Newbury was returned to the Connecticut Whale this afternoon. With Vinny Prospal due back tonight, and the returns of Ryan Callahan and Brandon Dubinsky on Tuesday night, Newbury was the odd man out. He played well during his call up, netting an assist and 35 PIMs in 8 games. He played a physical game, and filled in…

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Rangers Recall Del Zotto, Grachev, Newbury

With the second “half” of the season kicking off tomorrow, the Rangers recalled some bodies to help fill out the roster to deal with the injuries. Defenseman Michael Del Zotto, and forwards Evgeny Grachev and Kris Newbury have been recalled by the club. For the last game before the break, the Rangers had three forwards (Grachev, Newbury, Chad Kolarik) in…

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Roster Moves: Five Players Back To Connecticut; Callahan, Prospal Activated.

According to Andrew Gross, the Rangers are going to use the NHL All-Star break as a chance to allow many of the recent recalled players to go back to the Connecticut Whale and continue playing.  Here is what he had to say during his recap of last night’s loss: Defenseman Michael Del Zotto and forwards Evgeny Grachev, Brodie Dupont, Chad…

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Newbury Making His Case To Stay

When the New York Rangers brought Kris Newbury up from the Connecticut Whale following the season ending injury to Alex Frolov expectations were he would fill a role and then go back down when injured players began to return.  Here you had a 28-year-old player who had seen limited stints in the NHL with Toronto and Detroit, but never latched…

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Time To Send Weise Back To CT

The Rangers have a bit of a dilemma on their hands. Right now, they have two guys who are AHL call ups fulfilling the role of “stereotypical injury replacement” while the Rangers wait to get Ryan Callahan, Erik Christensen, and maybe Vinny Prospal back from injury. Dale Weise, called up after the Erik Christensen injury, and Kris Newbury, called up…

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