New York Rangers President and General Manager Chris Drury announced today that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Ty Emberson on a one-year contract extension.

Emberson, 23, skated in 69 games for the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2022-23, recording seven goals and 20 assists for 27 points and a plus-17 rating. Among Hartford defensemen, he ranked second in goals and third in assists and points. For his strong season, Emberson was selected as the best defensive defenseman in the AHL's Eastern Conference.

In three AHL seasons between Hartford and the Tucson Roadrunners, the Eau Claire, Wisconsin native has posted 12 goals and 27 assists for 39 points in 132 games.

Prior to turning pro, Emberson attended the University of Wisconsin, where he was team captain his junior season. In three seasons with the Badgers, Emberson skated in 101 games, tallying 34 points (9G-25A) and a plus-11 rating. In 2020-21, the 6-1, 195 pound defenseman led Wisconsin with a plus-15 rating and was named an All-Big Ten honorable mention. In 2019-20, he earned the Fenton Kelsey Jr./Mike Richter Most Competitive Award and was an Academic All-Big Ten selection. That same season, his 62 blocked shots ranked second on the team and 27th in the nation. During his freshman campaign, he scored the second-most goals of any Big Ten rookie defenseman (4) and was the recipient of the Dr. Joseph Coyne/Joe Pavelski Most Consistent honor and the Ivan B. Williamson Scholastic Award for his achievements in the classroom.

Internationally, Emberson has represented the United States in several tournaments, including the 2020 World Junior Championship. He also played two years with the U.S. National Team Development Program.