HARTFORD, February 20, 2011: New York Rangers president and general manager Glen Sather announced today that the Rangers have recalled forward Kris Newbury from the AHL’s Connecticut Whale.

CT WhaleNewbury leads the Whale in assists, and is second on the team in points, with totals of 9-33-42, along with 105 penalty minutes, in 51 games. The eighth-year pro has one assist and 35 PIM in eight NHL games with the Rangers this season.

The Whale are back in action tomorrow, Monday, February 21, visiting the Portland Pirates for a 1:00 PM holiday matinee (WTIC HD-2, www.ctwhale.com, www.wtic.com). Connecticut’s next home game is Wednesday, March 2 against the Springfield Falcons at 7:00.

Tickets for all 2010-11 Whale home games are available now at the XL Center box office, through Ticketmaster Charge-by-Phone at 1-800-745-3000 and on-line at www.ctwhale.com. Tickets start at $7 each at the XL Center ticket office on game day.

For information on Whale ticket packages, group sales and VIP packages, call (860) 728-3366.