New York Rangers President, General Manager and Head Coach Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with left wing Richard Scott. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Scott, 24, appeared in 32 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) last season, registering five assists, along with 150 penalty minutes. His 150 penalty minutes ranked third on the Wolf Pack. He also skated in three matches with the Charlotte Checkers of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL), recording one assist and four penalty minutes. During the post-season, he collected 16 penalty minutes in two contests with Hartford.
Additionally, he was selected as the Wolf Pack’s AHL Man of the Year for the second consecutive season, in recognition of his commitment to the community and charitable organizations. In 135 career matches with Hartford, Scott tallied four goals and 13 assists for 17 points, along with 681 penalty minutes.
The 6-2, 205-pounder has skated in five career NHL games with the Rangers, registering five penalty minutes.
The Orilla, Ontario native was originally signed as a free agent by the Rangers on May 8, 2001.