News:Hugh Jessiman has signed a one-year, two-way contract with Ottawa, the team's official site reports.
Analysis:Hugh Jessiman spent all of last season in the AHL, appearing in 67 games and recording 44 points (27 goals) and 108 penalty minutes. A former first-round pick (12th overall) of the Rangers, Jessiman has appeared in just two career NHL games.
News: The Panthers have returned Jessiman to AHL Rochester, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
Analysis: Jessiman's first cup of coffee at the NHL level since being drafted in the first round of the 2003 Entry Draft lasted just two games. In that span, he recorded two shots and incurred a fighting major.
News: The Panthers have recalled Jessiman from AHL Rochester, the Panthers' official site reports.
Analysis: Selected 12th overall by the Rangers in 2003, Jessiman is finally making his NHL debut Sunday against New Jersey.
News: Jessiman was part of the haul traded to the Panthers in the Michael Frolik trade.
Analysis: Jessiman, 26, was sent along with Jack Skille and center David Pacan. Jessiman was a first-round pick way back in 2003 and has never made it to the NHL.
News: Jessiman was assigned to Rockford of the AHL by the Blackhawks on Tuesday, the Daily Herald reports.
Analysis: Jessiman had shoulder surgery at the end of the 2009-10 season when he was in the Nashville organization. Last season, Jessiman was one of the top scorers for the Milwaukee Admirals of the AHL with 20 goals and 22 assists in 78 games.
News: LoHud.com reports that the Rangers have traded 2003 first-round pick Hugh Jessiman to Nashville for future considerations.
Analysis: Jessiman, 24, appeared in 71 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL) last season, registering 18 goals and 24 assists. He also had 154 penalty minutes and a plus-10 rating. This season he has no points and two PIM in six games. Jessiman has yet to make his NHL debut and can continue to be ignored in Fantasy.
News: The Rangers agreed to terms with restricted free agent RW Hugh Jessiman on Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not released.
Analysis: Jessiman, 24, appeared in 71 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL) last season, registering 18 goals and 24 assists. He also had 154 penalty minutes and a plus-10 rating. Jessiman is a former 2003 first-rounder that has struggled since turning pro in 2005-06. He has yet to make his NHL debut and can be ignored in Fantasy.
News: The New York Rangers reassigned F Zdenek Bahensky, F Dane Byers, F Ryan Callahan, D Ryan Constant, D Marvin Degon, D Mike Gabinet, F Bruce Graham, F Mike Hoffman, G Chris Holt, F Hugh Jessiman, F Rick Kozak, D Bryce Lampman, F Francis Lessard, D David Liffiton, F Jakub Petruzalek, D Hannu Pikkarainen, D Corey Potter, D Dale Purinton, D Jake Taylor, F Craig Weller and G Alex Westlund to Hartford of the AHL on Monday
Analysis: With the exception of Jessiman and Lampman, who are worth a look in long-term keeper leagues, none of the players mentioned above are useful from a Fantasy perspective. Purinton might be worth consideration if he is recalled, but only in larger leagues which heavily reward penalty minutes.
News: Hugh Jessiman has was promoted from Charlotte of the ECHL to Hartford of the AHL on Monday.
Analysis: The prospect out of Dartmouth has impressive, although he is likely a year or two from making a splash with the Rangers in the NHL.