Rangers sign forward Morgan Barron to entry-level contract

Cornell's Morgan Barron (27) scores against Northeastern's Cayden Primeau (31) during the second period of an NCAA Division I East Regional semifinal men's hockey game in Providence, R.I., Saturday, March 30, 2019. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with forward Morgan Barron on an entry-level contract, the team announced Friday.

The 21-year-old’s contract will begin at the start of the 2020-21 season.

Barron skated in 29 games with Cornell University this season, posting 14 goals, 32 points and a plus-17 rating. He led the team in several categories in 2019-20, including goals, points and shots on goal.

The Halifax, N.S., native was named a First Team All-American, a member of the ECAC Hockey First All-Star Team, a unanimous selection to the All-Ivy League First All-Star Team and ECAC Hockey Player of the Year for the 2019-20 season.

The six-foot-four forward was also one of 10 finalists for the Hobey Baker Award this season, which is awarded to the top player in collegiate hockey.

In 98 career collegiate games, Barron registered 34 goals, 84 points and a plus-36 rating.

Barron was drafted by the Rangers in the sixth round of the 2017 NHL Draft, 174th overall.

July 31, 2020


Morgan Barron

New York Rangers
3 Years
Entry-Level Deal

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