Rangers Roundup: Tinordi recalled, Dylan Garand signs ELC, and Blueshirts at WJC

The New York Rangers announced today that defenseman Jarred Tinordi has been recalled from his AHL conditioning stint with the Hartford Wolf Pack.

In the five games he played for Hartford, Tinordi registered an assist, a +1 rating, and two shots. The rugged 29 year-old defenseman did not pick up any penalty minutes.

Tinordi was struggling with limited playing time this season. In five games with the Rangers he had no points with a -5 rating. He signed a two-year deal this summer with an AAV of $900K.

Rangers sign Dylan Garand

The Blueshirts also announced the signing of 2020 fourth round pick (103rd overall) Dylan Garand to his Entry-Level contract.

“I was at home watching the draft on my TV with my mom and my dad and we waited there watching until i got picked,” Garand told up back in August. “It was a great feeling being drafted by the New York Rangers.”

Per Team Release:

Garand, 19, is currently in his fifth season (2017-18 – 2021-22) with the Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League (WHL), where this year he has posted a 15-4-0 record, 1.85 goals against average and .932 save percentage. Garand’s save percentage is the best in the WHL (min. 2 games), his 15 wins are tied for the most in the WHL, and his 1.85 goals against average is second best in the WHL.

For his career with Kamloops, he has a 70-26-6 record, 2.32 goals against average, and .918 save percentage in 109 career games with 10 shutouts.

Dylan Garand
Dylan Garand (CHL)

Rangers at WJC and Schedule

The World Junior Championships are about to get underway, and Garand is one of five Rangers’ prospects to be competing.

Here’s the list:

  • Dylan Garand (Canada)
  • Will Cuylle (Canada)
  • Brett Berard (USA)
  • Kalle Väisänen (Finland)
  • Jarin Chmelař (Czechia)

The tournament officially begins on December 26.

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