Lundmark returning to Hartford

Hartford Wolf Pack General Manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that Jamie Lundmark, a first round draft pick of the New York Rangers in 1999, has agreed to terms with the Wolf Pack.

Lundmark, 23, began this season playing for HC Bolzano of the Italian League, leading the team with ten goals and 19 points in 14 games. The 6-foot, 195-pound forward skated in 56 games for the Rangers last season, registering two goals and eight assists for 10 points, along with 33 penalty minutes.

As a Ranger, Lundmark has totaled 10 goals and 19 assists for 29 points, along with 49 penalty minutes in 111 contests. During the 2001-02 season, the Edmonton native received the Wolf Pack’s Rookie of the Year award after recording 27 goals and 32 assists for 59 points in 79 games.

Lundmark has appeared in 101 career AHL games, all in a Wolf Pack uniform, registering 36 goals and 41 assists for 77 points, along with 74 penalty minutes.

Lundmark was the ninth overall pick in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft; other first-rounders that year included Milwaukee’s Brian Finley, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s Kris Beech, Rochester’s Jeff Jillson, Bridgeport’s Barrett Heisten, Portland’s Maxime Ouellet and Albany’s Ari Ahonen.