Rangers send down Morgan Barron to make room for Frank Vatrano
The New York Rangers acquired speedy and gritty winger Frank Vatrano on Monday from the Florida Panthers for a fourth-round pick.
In a subsequent move, forward Morgan Barron was sent down to the Hartford Wolf Pack to make room for the new acquisition.
Vatrano, who turned 28 on Monday, has 157 points (93 goals, 64 assists) in 379 career games with the Boston Bruins (2015-18) and Panthers. Boston traded him to Florida on Feb. 22, 2018 for a third-round pick in 2018. He has 19 points (10 goals, nine assists) through 49 games this season
On July 1, Vatrano will be an unrestricted free agent.
Rangers send down Morgan Barron
Per Press Release:
Barron, selected in the sixth round (174th overall) by the Rangers in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, has skated in 23 games with the Wolf Pack during the 2021-22 season. Barron has scored 14 points (9 g, 5 a) in his second professional season at the AHL level.
In addition to his time in Hartford, Barron has suited up in 13 contests with the Rangers, scoring an assist. Over the course of two seasons with the Rangers, Barron has skated in 18 games and scored two points (1 g, 1 a). He scored his first career NHL goal on May 5th, 2021, against the Washington Capitals.
Rangers team up with STAPLE
The New York Rangers have partnered with world renowned brand STAPLE, founded by NJ Native Jeff Staple, to create a limited co-branded capsule collection that will be available to fans on Fri., March 25.
The products, which include t-shirts, hoodies, long sleeve crewnecks and hats, will be offered exclusively at MSG Team stores inside of Madison Square Garden during the Rangers game on Friday 3/25 when they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Staple, a NJ native, grew up a Rangers fan and attended Parsons and NYU. While attending NYU, Jeff played goaltender for the club hockey team, so there is a nice local tie here, and the products consist of some cool and different designs that fans will really enjoy.