NEW YORK, July 13, 2022 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Chris Drury announced today that the team has acquired defenseman Ty Emberson from the Arizona Coyotes. In exchange, the Rangers have traded defenseman Patrik Nemeth, a second-round pick in the 2025 NHL Entry Draft, and one future conditional pick (conditions listed below).
- Arizona has the option to acquire New York’s own 2024 third round pick or its own 2026 second round pick
Emberson, 22, skated in 58 games for the Tucson Roadrunners of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2021-22, notching four goals and seven assists for 11 points. In 2020-21, Emberson made five appearances for the Roadrunners, scoring one goal.
Prior to turning pro, the Eau Claire, Wisconsin native attended the University of Wisconsin, where he was team captain his junior season. In three seasons with the Badgers, Emberson skated in 101 games, tallying 34 points (9G-25A) and a plus-11 rating. In 2020-21, the 6-1, 195 pound defenseman led Wisconsin with a plus-15 rating and was named an All-Big Ten honorable mention. In 2019-20, he earned the Fenton Kelsey Jr./Mike Richter Most Competitive Award and was an Academic All-Big Ten selection. That same season, his 62 blocked shots ranked second on the team and 27th in the nation. During his freshman campaign, he scored the second-most goals of any Big Ten rookie defenseman (4) and was the recipient of the Dr. Joseph Coyne/Joe Pavelski Most Consistent honor and the Ivan B. Williamson Scholastic Award for his achievements in the classroom.
Internationally, Emberson has represented the United States in several tournaments, including the 2020 World Junior Championship. He also played two years with the U.S. National Team Development Program.