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Rangers sign veteran forward Potulny to AHL deal

Aug 14, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT

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The New York Rangers have signed journeyman Ryan Potulny to a deal with their AHL affiliate in Hartford, the club announced on Thursday.

Potulny, 29, is a veteran of more than 100 NHL contests with the Flyers, Oilers, Blackhawks and Senators. His last big league action came with the Sens during the 2010-11 campaign, and he’s spent the last three years playing for Washington’s AHL affiliate in Hershey.

A former scoring standout at the University of Minnesota, Potulny led the country in goals (with 38) during his final season on a team that included Phil Kessel, Blake Wheeler and Alex Goligoski. His best NHL season came during the 2009-10 campaign, when he scored 15 goals and 32 points in 64 games for Edmonton.


  1. AlexOvechkinMinus35 - Aug 14, 2014 at 11:21 PM

    If he came from Washington he’s obviously worthless.

  2. bleedrangerblue - Aug 15, 2014 at 3:40 AM

    Earth shattering news here….

  3. mrbizplan - Aug 15, 2014 at 10:02 AM

    That’s what happens when Grand Forks natives play for the Golden Chokers…

  4. hardkor07mn - Aug 15, 2014 at 6:23 PM

    @mrbizplan- ALL I HAVE TO SAY IS .06 seconds!!! I do believe that sent all you haters to bed sobbing uncontrollably

  5. eanxdivr - Aug 16, 2014 at 8:19 AM

    He adds a little depth, and you never can have too much depth.

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