Rangers Recall Goaltender Alexandar Georgiev from Hartford Wolf Pack
Georgiev is in his first season with the Pack.
The New York Rangers have recalled goaltender Alexandar Georgiev from the Hartford Wolf Pack.
OFFICIAL #NYR TRANSACTION: The Rangers have recalled goaltender Alexandar Georgiev from @WolfPackAHL. pic.twitter.com/qkD26skpYF— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 10, 2018
The transaction was made because Ondrej Pavelec left Friday’s 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames after the first period with a knee injury.
OFFICIAL: Pavelec will not return (knee). #NYR— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 10, 2018
Georgiev made 43 saves in a 4-3 shootout victory over the Syracuse Crunch on Friday evening, and improved his stat line to 12-11-6 with a 2.97 GAA and .908 save percentage on the season.
#NYR recall Alex Georgiev from Hartford (AHL). We should know more about the severity of Pavelec’s knee injury later. Rangers on ice in about 30 minutes.— Matt Calamia (@MattCalamia) February 10, 2018
More on Pavelec’s injury should be known after practice, but he isn’t expected to join the Rangers on their upcoming road trip.