Keane was sent back to Hartford following the game in Columbus.
11:05AM: The Rangers have announced that defenseman Joey Keane has been called up from Hartford.
Keane, 20, is a right shot defenseman and was an AHL All-Star this season.
From the Rangers release:
- Keane has skated in 48 games with the Wolf Pack this season, registering eight goals and 20 assists for 28 points, along with 30 penalty minutes.
- Keane is tied for sixth among AHL defensemen in goals and is tied for 13th among AHL defensemen in points this season.
- In addition, he leads AHL rookie defensemen in goals and ranks fourth among AHL rookie defensemen in points in 2019-20. Keane has recorded five points (two goals, three assists) in the last six games with the Wolf Pack.
Marc Staal missed Thursday’s game with the flu and Joe Micheletti said during the broadcast that other Rangers were also dealing with the flu.
Tony DeAngelo was banged up late in the third period but played in overtime for the Rangers.