New York Rangers sign 2020 pick Matt Rempe

Rangers sign draft pick, Rempe

By Forever Blueshirts
Rangers sign Matt Rempe
Sep 26, 2021; New York, New York, USA; New York Islanders defenseman Robin Salo (45) is checked into the boards by New York Rangers forward Matt Rempe (73) during the second period of a preseason game at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

Matt Rempe left an impression on the New York Rangers during Development Camp. The 6-7, 207 pounder was a physical presence and was not afraid to engage in the rough stuff.

On Wednesday, the Rangers announced that they have signed the center to a three-year, entry level contract.

Rangers sign Matt Rempe

The Blueshirts selected Rempe in the Alexis Lafrenière Draft of 2020. The sixth round selection, 165th overall is from Calgary, Alberta.

Per the Rangers press release:

Rempe, 19, has scored four goals in 10 games this season for the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League (WHL). His four goals are tied for the third-most on the team. 

Over the past four seasons, the 6-7, 207-pound Rempe has split his time between the Thunderbirds and the Spruce Grove Saints of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL). 

With Seattle, he has compiled 17 goals and 23 assists for 40 points in 65 games. He set WHL career-highs in 2019-20 when he registered 12 goals and 19 assist for 31 points in 47 games. In 2019-20, he was named the “Most Improved Player” on the Thunderbirds.

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Rempe takes on Allison (NYR/Youtube)

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