New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Tim Erixon has been recalled from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL) on an emergency basis.
Erixon, 20, has registered one goal and 11 assists for 12 points, along with 12 penalty minutes in 14 games this season. He leads all Whale defensemen and is tied for third on the team in assists, and is tied for first among team defensemen and seventh on Connecticut in points. He also ranks fifth on the team in average points per game (0.86). Erixon registered seven points in a five-game span (one goal and six assists), beginning with his first career AHL goal on November 12 at St. John’s and culminating with a career-high, three assists on November 23 vs. Portland. He also tallied an assist while making his AHL debut on November 2 at Bridgeport. Continue reading