New York, October 30, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has recalled forward Andre Deveaux from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL).

CT WhaleDeveaux, 27, notched a power play goal in a 3-2 shootout win at Worcester yesterday, and has registered six points (four goals, two assists) and 23 penalty minutes in nine games with Connecticut this season.

He leads the team and is tied for fifth in the AHL in power play goals (three), and is tied for first on Connecticut in goals and second in points.

Deveaux recorded a four-game scoring streak from October 14 at Albany to October 22 at Springfield, tallying five points (three goals, two assists) over the span.

He made his Connecticut debut on October 8 at Adirondack, and registered his first point as a Whale with a goal on October 14 at Albany.

The Freeport, Bahamas native was signed by the Rangers as a free agent on August 16, 2011.  He was originally selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the sixth round, 182nd overall, in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

NOTE: According to Blueshirts United, the Rangers sent Tim Erixon and Kris Newbury back to the Whale on Saturday night.

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