Ranger prospects Chris Kreider and Ryan Bourque have been named to the to USA Hockey’s preliminary roster for the 2011 World Junior Championship tournament at Buffalo, which begins later this month. (NY Rangers Website)
Today at 4pm, the Rangers will host their annual Toy collection in the Theater Lobby at MSG from 4-7pm. Rangers great Adam Graves and current Blueshirts Derek Boogaard, Brian Boyle, Steve Eminger, Matt Gilroy, Michael Sauer, and Derek Stepan will be on hand to provide autographs and photo opportunities. (NY Rangers Website)
Todd White cleared waivers today. (Bob McKenzie)
Today’s lines at practice courtesy of Andrew Gross at Ranger Rants…
…not a big fan of moving Avery away from Gaborik. A line of Avery-Stepan-Gaborik would be pretty sweet. Plus the Fedotenko-Boyle-Prust was playing well.
…looks like Frolov’s complaints haven’t helped get him off the fourth line.