Rangers sign college forward Berard to entry-level contract
Providence College forward Brett Berard - Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images
The New York Rangers signed college forward Brett Berard to a three-year, entry-level contract beginning in the 2023-24 season.
The 20-year-old forward scored 10 goals and 14 assists over 36 games with Providence College in the NCAA this season, his third year with the team.
Berard was selected in the fifth round, 134th overall, by the Rangers in 2020 NHL Entry Draft.
The East Greenwich, Rhode Island native has recorded 33 goals and 39 assists over 91 career games with Providence.
In two appearances at the World Junior Championships, Berard has two goals and four assists over 12 games, helping the United States win the gold-medal in 2021.