Rangers Recall HrivikDec 5, 2016
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has recalled Marek Hrivik from the Wolf Pack.
Hrivik, 25, has skated in 20 games with the Wolf Pack this season, registering eight goals and nine assists for 17 points, along with a plus-three rating and eight penalty minutes. He leads Hartford in points and shorthanded goals (two), is tied for the team lead in goals and assists, and is tied for second in plus/minus rating in 2016-17. Hrivik has recorded at least one point in 13 of 20 games this season, and he has posted a six-game point streak (Oct. 14 – Oct. 28) and a five-game point streak (Nov. 11 – Nov. 19) this season. He notched two points (one goal, one assist) and posted a plus-one rating in his last game with Hartford on Dec. 3 at Toronto.
The 6-2, 197-pounder has skated in 282 career AHL games over parts of six seasons (2011-12 – 2016-17), all with the Wolf Pack/Whale, registering 53 goals and 92 assists for 145 points, along with a plus-15 rating and 70 penalty minutes. His points total has increased in every season thus far in his career, and he has recorded 58 points (20 goals, 38 assists) in 88 AHL games since the start of last season. Hrivik has also skated in 24 career AHL playoff games, registering eight goals and 10 assists for 18 points, along with 16 penalty minutes.
Hrivik skated in five games with the Rangers last season, registering one assist and a plus-three rating. He made his NHL debut on Feb. 21, 2016 vs. Detroit, and he recorded his first career NHL assist/point on Feb. 23, 2016 at New Jersey. Hrivik posted a plus-one rating in three of the five contests with the Blueshirts.
Hrivik was signed by the Rangers as an undrafted free agent on May 30, 2012.