New York Rangers sign forward Marek Hrivik

NEW YORK (AP) " The New York Rangers have signed restricted free agent forward Marek Hrivik.

General manager Jeff Gorton announced the signing Thursday without releasing contract details.

Hrivik skated in 68 games with Hartford (AHL) this past season, getting 12 goals and 29 assists. The 24-year-old tied for the team lead in assists, ranked third in points, and tied for sixth in goals this past season.

Hrivik played in five games with the Rangers in 2015-16, with one assist. He made his NHL debut on Feb. 21 against Detroit.

The native of Slovakia was signed by the Rangers as an undrafted free agent on May 30, 2012.

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