Friday, February 18, 2011

Kris Newbury Sent Back To CT Whale

According to the AHL transactions page, the New York Rangers have sent forward Kris Newbury back to the Connecticut Whale today.  The move was expected as Newbury was called up to take the place of the hurting Wojtek Wolski, but Wolski was able to play last night, which left Newbury as a healthy scratch.  In the end it was a tough break for Newbury, but I would take him being the first recall this time as a sign that if any injuries happen in the near future, ie before Fedotenko returns, it will once again be Newbury who comes up.  That can always change depending on which player is hurt and the role they need a callup to play, but this was a good sign of confidence in Newbury.

Stick salute to Dave Shapiro at Blue Seat Blogs for finding this first.