The New York Rangers on Monday signed their 2013 fourth-round pick (No. 110), defenseman Ryan Graves. Terms of the contract were not released.
Graves, a 6-foot-4, 220-pound left-shot defenseman, had 22 points and a plus-20 rating in 65 games with the Charlottetown Islanders and Val-d'Or Foreurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League this season.
The 18-year-old will help Val-d'Or against Acadie-Bathurst in the first round of the QMJHL playoffs, which start Friday.
The last time I did it was 1994 and surprise, 20 years later it’s still working. I don’t do it very much, though. I don’t think I had it. I’m kind of surprised. It was probably because I went to church before the game.
— Panthers veteran forward Jaromir Jagr on the move that produced his second goal in a 4-2 victory against the Senators on Sunday