The New York Rangers
signed forward Kris Newbury
to a contract extension Wednesday.
Newbury, 28, skated in 18 games with the AHL Hartford Wolf Pack in 2009-10, scoring 4 goals and 14 assists.
He tied for the Wolf Pack lead in scoring with 18 points in 18 games after joining the team on March 6 at Hamilton, following his trade to the Rangers from Detroit, in exchange for Jordan Owens
, on March 3. Newbury, who ranked 11th in the AHL with 205 penalty minutes, registered 10 multi-point performances on the season, including five as a member of the Wolf Pack.
Newbury has skated in 48 career NHL contests with the Toronto Maple Leafs
and Detroit Red Wings
, scoring 4 goals and 3 assists. He made his NHL debut with Toronto on December 23, 2006 vs. Washington, and notched his first NHL point with a goal in his fifth game on January 1, 2007 vs. Boston.