New York Rangers President, General Manager and Head Coach Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms on a professional contract with Harvard University forward Dominic Moore of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Moore, 23, skated in 34 matches with Harvard last season, registering 24 goals and 27 assists for 51 points, along with 30 penalty minutes. He ranked first on the team with 24 goals and established new career-highs with 24 goals and 51 points. Moore was also received numerous honors during his senior season, including being named a 2003 Ice Hockey All-American. He was also selected as the winner of the John Tudor Cup as the team's most valuable player and was named to the ECAC All-Tournament Team at the ECAC Championships and the NCAA East Regional.
In 128 career games with the Crimson, Moore tallied 64 goals and 83 assists for 147 points, along with 135 penalty minutes. He finished his collegiate career ranked 11th on Harvard's all-time scoring list (147), 10th in goals(64) and 18th in assists (83). Following his freshmen season in 2000, he was selected to ECAC All-Rookie Team and was honored as Ivy League Rookie of the Year. As a sophomore in 2001, he was named a Second-Team All-ECAC and First Team All-Ivy selection, while as a junior in 2002, he was named an Honorable Mention All-ECAC pick and a Second Team All-Ivy selection.
The native of Thornhill, Ontario was the Rangers third round choice, 95th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.