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NEW YORK, March 20, 2022 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Chris Drury announced today that the team has agreed to terms with college free agent defenseman Brandon Scanlin.

         Scanlin, 22, registered six goals and 25 assists for 31 points in 38 games in his junior season with the University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks (NCHC). Scanlin ranked tied for second among NCAA defensemen in assists and tied for sixth in points. Among all Mavericks skaters, he ranked tied for first in assists and fourth in points. He was named to the Honorable Mention All-NCHC Team after setting his career-high in goals, assists and points. In addition, Scanlin was tabbed as an Academic Distinguished Scholar for having a GPA of 3.5 or better.

         The 6-4, 213-pound defenseman accumulated 11 goals and 51 assists for 62 points in 98 games stretched over three seasons at Nebraska-Omaha. In 2020-21, he was named to the Honorable Mention All-NCHC Team and in 2019-20, he was named to the NCHC All-Rookie Team.

         Prior to playing at the college level, the Hamilton, Ontario native played two seasons for the Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL), where he registered 84 points (24G-60A) in 98 games. In 2018-19, he helped guide the Bandits to a AJHL championship and later, a victory in the Canadian Junior A National Championship game.