Rangers Roundup: McKegg clears waivers; roster down to 26; Zibanejad named to Team Sweden; and more
As expected, Greg McKegg cleared waivers and will be assigned to the Hartford Wolf Pack. This now brings the New York Rangers roster down to 26 players.
Let’s dive into who is remaining at camp.
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Rangers training camp roster down to 26
Here’s what the Rangers training camp roster looks heading into tomorrow’s key exhibition contest against the Devils:
Forwards (15): Morgan Barron, Sammy Blais, Filip Chytil, Julien Gauthier, Barclay Goodrow, Dryden Hunt, Kaapo Kakko, Vitali Kravtsov, Chris Kreider, Alexis Lafreniere, Artemi Panarin, Ryan Reaves, Kevin Rooney, Ryan Strome, Mika Zibanejad
Defensemen (9): Adam Fox, Libor Hajek, Zac Jones, Ryan Lindgren, Nils Lundkvist, K’Andre Miller, Patrik Nemeth, Jarred Tinordi, Jacob Trouba
Goaltenders (2): Alexandar Georgiev, Igor Shesterkin
The forwards on the bubble are: Barron, Hunt, and Gauthier.
The defenseman on the bubble are: Lundkvist, Jones, Hajek, and Tinordi.
Mika Zibanejad named to Swedish Olympic Team
Yesterday, Sweden named three players to their Olympic team and Mika Zibanejad was one of them. Also added were Victor Hedman and Gabriel Landeskog.
His wife, Irma Helin who is also a broadcaster wrote:
“The first three names for the Olympics have been released. OS !!! As you dreamed of this. I’m so proud of you darling! The world’s biggest congratulations to you,” in a tweet tagging Mika.