The Rangers have placed 38-year-old Brendan Shanahan on the Inured reserve List and have recalled 29-year-old Brad Isbister from Hartford. Shanahan will be eligible to be activated on February 25, 2007. In the official press release, the Rangers PR machine is humping the fact that Isbister has 6 goals in his last 9 games and his plus-8 rating leads the Wolf Pack. Overall, Isbister has 14 goals and 13 assists in 42 games with Hartford and Albany.

Conversely, Jakub Petruzalek, who was sent to Carolina in the Isbister deal (along with a conditional fifth round draft pick, has scored 9 goals and 22 assists in 44 games with Albany and Hartford in 37 AHL games and added 1 goal and 9 assists in 7 games with Charlotte in the ECHL.

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