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Rangers prospect Andersson makes the move to North America

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Rangers prospect Calle Andersson will make the move to North America for the 2014-15 season. Photo courtesy of Elite Prospects.

Bobby Bevilacqua

The Rangers draft pick Calle Andersson will make the move from his club in the Swiss League, HC Lugano, and make the move to North American hockey, as confirmed by the team’s website.

Andesson, who recently ruined 21 this past May, is the son of former Rangers defenseman Peter Andersson. He’s coming off a fantastic season with Lugano as one of their youngest defensemen, totaling 17 points (5-12-17) in 30 games, and adding another three in six playoff games. Read the rest of this entry

Rangers agree to terms with RFA Magnus Hellberg

Bobby Bevilacqua

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The Rangers have agreed to terms with Magnus Hellberg on a two year deal. Photo courtesy of John Russell/Getty Images.

Jeff Gorton, the General Manager of the New York Rangers, announced that the team has signed restricted free agent goaltender Magnus Hellberg, who was acquired in a trade from the Nashville Predators.

NBC Pro Hockey Talk’s Mike Halford reported that it was a two year deal.

Hellberg, 24, spent most of his time with the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League, the Predators’ AHL affiliate. He appeared in 38 games, finishing with a 15-10-6 record along with a 2.33 GAA and a .913 save percentage, as well as three shutouts. Read the rest of this entry