Tyler Wall

Rangers sign goalie prospect Tyler Wall

The Rangers have announced that they have signed 2016 sixth round pick Tyler Wall.

Wall, 22, played for seasons for UMass Lowell and had a record of 58-34-10, with a 2.28 GAA and .918 save percentage.

From the Rangers release:


  • “He was named to the Hockey East Third All-Star Team this season.
  • He was named the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week on six different occasions this season.
  • Wall also served as an alternate captain in 2019-20, becoming the first UMass Lowell goaltender to wear either a ‘C’ or an ‘A’ on his jersey since Dwayne Roloson in 1993-94.
  • Wall’s 58 career wins with UMass Lowell are the most by a goaltender since the school began playing in Division 1, and he broke Dwayne Roloson’s record of 51 wins during the 2019-20 season.
  • He established collegiate career-bests in appearances (37), wins (26), and GAA (2.06) as a freshman in 2016-17, and he established a UMass Lowell record for wins by a rookie goaltender (he broke the record previously held by Connor Hellebuyck).
  • Wall also helped UMass Lowell win the Hockey East Championship in 2016-17, and he was named to the Hockey East All-Tournament Team. He posted a 2.10 GAA or better in three of his four collegiate seasons.”

From the Rangers Prospect Reports over the years:

  • 1/16/17: “That was unbelievable. I really like Benoit and all the stuff he taught me. I was surprised at the amount of stuff he could teach me in a week.” – Tyler Wall on his experience with Benoit Allaire at the Rangers’ Prospect Development Camp last summer
  • 10/22/18: “Tyler was solid all night long. I thought he was sharp, he looked sharp. He was on the top of his crease, and that breakaway save (he made) was certainly a difference-maker in the second period.” – UMass-Lowell Head Coach Norm Bazin on Tyler Wall’s performance in a 36-save shutout on Oct. 19
  • 2/11/19: “His movements were sharp and his performance was solid throughout the game. He played like one of our lead guys.” – UMass-Lowell Head Coach Norm Bazin on the play of Tyler Wall (Credit: UMass-Lowell Hockey website)
  • 2/3/20: “He is everything you ask for in a goalie. He gives you a chance to be in every game.” – UMass Lowell Head Coach Norm Bazin on Rangers prospect Tyler Wall