Rangers sign Justin Richards out of Minnesota Duluth
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The New York Rangers signed free-agent forward Justin Richards to an entry-level contract beginning in 2020-21, the team announced Thursday.

The 22-year-old played three seasons for the University of Minnesota Duluth, winning two national championships and earning the honor of Best Defensive Forward in the conference in 2019-20.

In 120 collegiate games, Richards notched 26 goals and 40 assists.

He's the son of Tampa Bay Lightning assistant coach Todd Richards.

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