Rangers assign eight to Whale

The New York Rangers announced today that the club has assigned the following eight players to the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL): defensemen Sean Collins, Logan Pyett and Mike Vernace, and forwards Tommy Grant, Micheal Haley, Chad Kolarik, Kris Newbury, and Brandon Segal.

Connecticut will open training camp on Saturday, September 29, with on-ice sessions beginning on Sunday, September 30 at XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut.