Rangers sign free agent defenseman Hughes
The New York Rangers on Monday agreed to a contract with undrafted free agent defenseman Tommy Hughes. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hughes, 20, registered one goal and 16 points, along with 66 penalty minutes and a plus-17 rating, in 67 games with the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) this season. Hughes is currently tied for seventh on the team in the playoffs with a plus-4 rating following London’s first round sweep (4-0) of Saginaw. He has tallied one assist through four postseason games.
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