The New York Rangers have signed unrestricted free agent defenceman Alexei Semenov.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The 28-year-old Semenov played in 47 games with the San Jose Sharks last season, registering one goal and eight points, along with 57 penalty minutes. In addition, Semenov skated in his 200th career NHL game on March 7 at Vancouver.
The Murmansk, Russia native has 211 career regular season games under his belt with the Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers and Sharks, recording seven goals and 26 assists for 33 points, along with 249 penalty minutes.
Semenov is a second round selection (36th overall) by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.