Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 7/10/12
Along with inking Jeff Halpren to a contract last night, the New York Rangers have also signed defenseman Logan Pyett to a one-year, $600k deal. Pyett, 24, spent the last four season with the Grand Rapids Griffns of the AHL (Detroit's minor leage affiliate). Of note, Pyett was the last selection (212th overall) of the 2006 NHL draft.Here is what Griffins Central has to say about Pyett:Plus: Okay skater with decent lateral movement and balance... Good, heavy shot... Offensively skilled but no flair... Makes the safe play... Good intensity and determination... Minus: Undersized for position... He possesses no elite level skills... Defensively inconsistent... Needs to improve skating...Projection: NHL Depth Defenseman   Hockey's Future has a mini report on Pyett as well: Drafted as a crafty, puck-moving defenseman. He’s small and a bit weak in his own end, but thanks to his hockey sense and vision he seems to position himself very well both offensively and defensively in order to ...
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