The Rangers have recalled Brady Skjei from Hartford (AHL).
Skjei, 22, has recorded four goals and 24 assists (28 points) in 68 games with Hartford. He has appeared in his first four career NHL games this year and his recall likely means bad news for Ryan McDonagh, who suffered a hand injury on Monday.
The Rangers have reassigned Brady Skjei to Hartford (AHL).
With Marc Staal sidelined for Tuesday’s game, Skjei was recalled and played 22:17 in the Rangers’ loss in New Jersey. His return to the AHL, suggests that Staal will be good-to-go on Thursday. Skye returns to Hartford, where he has 22 points (3G / 19A) in 52 games this season.
The Rangers will recall Brady Skjei and he will make his NHL debut vs. the Oilers.
Skjei, 21, was a first round pick (28th overall) in the 2012 NHL Draft. The 6-foot-3, 206 lbs. defenseman will make his NHL debut with veteran Dan Boyle as he D-partner. In his first full season with Hartford (AHL) he has collected 11 points (2G / 9A) in 27 games, which leads all Wolf Pack defensemen.