Petr Zamorsky, a free-agent defenseman out of the Czech Republic, agreed to terms Wednesday on a contract with the New York Rangers.
Zamorsky, 21, had seven goals, 18 points and 80 penalty minutes in 44 games this season with HC Zlin in the Czech Extraliga. The 6-foot, 190-pound player was named the best defenseman in the league during the regular season.
Zamorsky had four goals, nine points and a plus-8 rating in 14 playoff games for HC Zlin, which won the Czech Extraliga championship. He led defensemen in the league in points and tied for first among skaters in plus/minus.
Zamorsky has represented the Czech Republic in numerous tournaments, most recently at the 2014 World Championship in Minsk, Belarus, where he had three assists in 10 games. The Zlin, Czech Republic native ranked second among defensemen on the team in assists and tied for second among defensemen in points.