Tampa Bay is signing former Ranger Tyler Motte to a one-year deal worth $800,000. (Johnston)
Motte reportedly recently changed agents and had been looking for a bigger contract. (Dhaliwal)
The Rangers have announced a bunch of updates to their hockey operations staff:
8/24/23 | 11:50AM: On 32 Thoughts, Elliotte Friedman said “I was wondering what this one was going to look like at the end of the summer, the end of the day. I’m not hugely surprised about the number. I heard that it was going to be in this range and basically what Lafreniere signs is a prove it contract. I didn’t think he was going to get traded.”
Vladimir Tarasenko has signed a one-year deal worth $5 million with the Ottawa Senators.
Tarasenko reportedly wanted to return to the Rangers and appeared to be on the verge of signing a multi-year deal with Carolina and then fired his agents.
Tarasenko has a full no-trade clause. (Puck Pedia)
The Rangers have announced that they have signed RFA minor-league defenseman Ty Emberson to a one-year deal.
Emberson, 23, had seven goals and 20 assists in 69 games for Hartford last season. He had two goals and three assists in nine playoff games.
He is 6-1, 185 and was acquired from Arizona in the deal that sent Patrik Nemeth away.
He was named the best “defensive defenseman” in the AHL’s Eastern Conference last season.