…and of course it happens on the day of the trade deadline when they can’t acquire someone to replace him.
Henrik Lundqvist was probably going to get the bulk of the starts down the stretch anyway, but losing the insurance of Biron is very tough.
Talbot is 8-3-2 this season for the Whale. More on Talbot HERE
New York, February 28, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that goaltender Cam Talbot has been recalled from the Greenville Road Warriors of the ECHL.
Talbot, 23, has posted a 1-0-1-0 record with a 2.46 goals against average and a .921 save percentage in two appearances with Greenville this season. He made 25 saves in a 7-1 win vs. Gwinnett on February 22 in his ECHL debut following his assignment from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL) on February 21. Prior to his assignment, Talbot posted a record of 8-3-2 with a 2.42 goals against average, a .919 save percentage and two shutouts in 13 appearances with Connecticut. He was 7-1-1 with a 2.40 goals against average, a .916 save percentage and one shutout in nine games prior to suffering an ankle sprain on January 16 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Talbot earned his first professional win with a 41-save shutout at Providence in his season debut on October 17.
The Caledonia, Ontario native originally signed with the Rangers as a free agent on March 30, 2010.