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Mats Zuccarello, Evgeny Grachev among 11 reassigned
Here's the group: G Chad Johnson, defenseman Wade Redden and forwards Evgeny Grachev, Dale Weise, Mats Zuccarello, Dane Byers, Kris Newbury and Jeremy Williams are sent to Hartford. Defensemen Garnet Exelby, Brandon Manning and Alexei Semenov have been released from tryouts.
So, 9 defensemen left, including youngsters Ryan McDonagh, Pavel Valentenko and Mike Sauer and veteran Steve Eminger.
And 16 forwards, including tryout Ruslan Fedotenko and Cs Derek Stepan, Tim Kennedy and Todd White.
Redden cleared waivers, as expected. Byers, Newbury, Williams now must clear.