Thursday, April 13, 2006

Ex-Whaler Liffiton makes NHL debut

Press release from the New York Rangers' website...

Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman David Liffiton has been reassigned to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Liffiton, 21, made his NHL debut on Tuesday night vs. the Islanders and recorded two penalty minutes, one hit and one blocked shot.

Prior to his recall, he skated in 55 games with Hartford (AHL), registering two goals and nine assists, along with 158 penalty minutes.

The 6-2, 210-pounder returns to the Pack ranking second on the team in penalty minutes (158).

Liffiton played for the Plymouth Whalers from 2001-2004 after being Plymouth's 16th-round pick in 2000.

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