New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms on a professional contract with defenseman Steven MacIntyre of the Muskegon Fury of the United Hockey League (UHL). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
MacIntyre, 22, appeared in 54 matches with Muskegon (UHL) this past season, registering two goals and one assist for three points, along with 279 penalty minutes. His 279 penalty minutes ranked first on the team and among all UHL rookies. He was also tied for second among rookies in the UHL
with 27 major penalties. In five post-season matches with the Fury, he collected 24 penalty minutes.
The 6-6, 257-pounder has skated in 65 career matches with Muskegon, registering three goals and two assists for five points, along with 337 penalty minutes. He has also skated in 17 career playoff matches with the Fury, recording two assists, along with 47 penalty minutes.
A native of Brock, Saskatchewan, MacIntyre also spent three seasons in the Western Hockey League (WHL) from 1997-2000, skating in 123 career matches with the Saskatoon Blades, Red Deer Rebels and Prince Albert Raiders, registering three goals and one assist for four goals, along with 355 penalty minutes.