New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms on a professional contract with forward Brandon Dubinsky
Dubinsky, 19, skated in 51 games with the Portland Winter Hawks of the Western Hockey League (WHL) this season, registering 21 goals and 46 assists for 67 points, along with 98 penalty minutes.
The WHL Second Team All-Star led the Hawks with 46 assists, 67 points and a plus-12 rating during the regular season, while his 67 points tied for 16th in the league. In the postseason, Dubinsky appeared in 12 games with the Winter Hawks and currently leads the league in scoring with 15 points (five goals and 10 assists).
The 6-1, 210-pound forward has skated in 234 career games with Portland (WHL), registering 82 goals and 148 assists for 230 points, along with 430 penalty minutes. In 31 career playoff games, he has collected 11 goals and 19 assists for 30 points, along with 48 penalty minutes.
A native of Anchorage, Alaska, Dubinsky was originally the Rangers' second round choice, 60th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.