Rangers call up G Adam Huska to back up Alexandar Georgiev

The New York Rangers call up goaltender Adam Huska from the AHL Hartford Wolfpack Saturday afternoon per the AHL transaction page.

The New York Rangers will have Adam Huska backing up Alexandar Georgiev when the Blueshirts host the Chicago Blackhawks Saturday night at the Garden.

Huska 24-years-old has appeared in six games for the Hartford Wolf Pack with a 2-3-1 record. he has recorded a 2.20 GAA along with a .924 save percentage serving as the back to Keith Kinkaid.

Kinkaid would most likely be the goalie called up, but per Rangers beat writer Vince Mercogliano he is currently in Covid Protocol in the AHL and is unable to be recalled. The Wolf Pack have been dealing with a Covid situation since Dec. 1  that has resulted in their games being canceled through this weekend.



MRI on Saturday

Shesterkin was scheduled to have an MRI on Saturday to determine the severity of his injury.

Head coach Gerard Gallant told the media following last night’s win that Jim Ramsay, told him the right-leg injury seems minor. He definitely seems like he’s feeling some relief.

Shetserkin and Geogeiev combined for the 1-0 shutout over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night with Shestrkin earing his 13th win of the season. It was the team’s second combined shutout win in team history. The other combined shutout win was in 2016 when Henrik Lundqvist and Antti Raanta shared a 2-0 victory.

 

Barron sent to AHL

Morgan Barron was sent back done to the Hartford Wolf Pack on Saturday morning.