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Rangers Sign Free-Agent Forward Chris McCarthy From Vermont

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — With the playoffs around the corner, the Rangers have added a piece.

The Blueshirts have agreed to terms with free-agent forward Chris McCarthy, who played college hockey at Vermont.

The deal was announced on Monday while the Rangers were in Vancouver, preparing for Tuesday night’s game against the Canucks.

The 22-year-old McCarthy, who sat out his junior season because of injury, had 18 goals and 24 assists in 38 games with Vermont this season. He established collegiate career highs in games played, goals, assists, points, and plus/minus rating and led the club in assists and points.

In 150 career NCAA games over five seasons with Vermont, McCarthy had 46 goals and 68 assists. Before joining Vermont, he played in 59 games in the U.S. Development Program (USDP) during the 2008-09 season.

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