8/25/21 | The Rangers have announced the hiring of Martin.
8/13/21 | Larry Brooks tweets that the Rangers are hiring Red Wings assistant GM Ryan Martin to be Assistant GM and GM of Hartford.
Martin has spent the last 16-years with the Red Wings and the last 11, under Ken Holland and Steve Yzerman, as assistant GM.
The Red Wings media guide says Martin is “primarily responsible for collective bargaining agreement administration and compliance, salary cap management, player contract research and analysis and salary arbitration preparation. He’s also involved extensively in all facets of player contract negotiations, strategic planning and player evaluation at both the pro and amateur levels.”