Rangers recall F Newbury after losing Halpern
The New York Rangers have recalled forward Kris Newbury from
Connecticut of the AHL after losing veteran center Jeff Halpern on
waivers to the Montreal Canadiens.
The 31-year-old Newbury has one assist and 66 penalty minutes in
19 regular-season games over three seasons for New York. His lone
appearance this season with the Rangers was Jan. 24 at
Newbury has four goals, four assists and 130 penalty minutes in
67 career NHL games over seven seasons with the Rangers, Toronto,
In 62 games this season with Connecticut, Newbury has 18 goals
and 38 assists. He is the team leader in assists and points and is
tied for first in goals.
Halpern, a 36-year-old checking forward, had one assist and was
minus-5 in 30 games for New York.