New York Rangers
New York Rangers
Brady Skjei
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
BIRTHDATE: 03/26/1994
AGE: 21
DRAFTED: NYR: 2012-28 overall

Skated in eight games with Hartford, posting a plus-two rating and recording five shots on goal ... Made his AHL debut on Apr. 3 vs. Syracuse ... Registered three points (one goal, two assists) in 15 playoff contests ... Made his AHL playoff debut on Apr. 22 vs. Providence ... Recorded his first career AHL playoff goal/ point on Apr. 26 at Providence ... Notched his first career AHL playoff assist and posted a plus-two rating on May 15 vs. Hershey.

Established a collegiate career-high in assists (nine) while helping the University of Minnesota capture the Big Ten Championship ... Tied for third among team defensemen in assists ... Minnesota posted an 8-1-0 record when he tallied a point ... Registered a collegiate career-high three-game point streak from Oct. 12 vs. RPI to Oct. 25 vs. Bemidji State ... Tied single-game collegiate career-highs with two assists and two points on Jan. 30 at Wisconsin ... Skated in his 100th career collegiate game on Feb. 21 at Penn State.
2013-14: Established collegiate career-highs in games played (40), goals (six), points (14), and plus/minus rating (plus-15) ... Tied for sixth on the team – and tied for third among team defensemen – in plus/minus rating ... Tied for second among team defensemen in goals and ranked third among team defensemen in points ... Minnesota posted an 8-1- 3 record when he tallied a point ... Recorded seven points (three goals, four assists) in the final nine games of the season ... Tallied a goal in two consecutive games for the first time in his collegiate career on Mar. 14 at Michigan and Mar. 15 at Michigan ... Established a single-game collegiate career-high with two goals and tied a collegiate career-high with two points on Mar. 15 at Michigan ... Tallied an assist on the game-winning goal on Apr. 10 vs. North Dakota to help Minnesota advance to the National Championship Game.
2012-13: Recorded three points (one goal, two assists) and posted a plus-11 rating in 36 games as a freshman with the University of Minnesota ... Led team freshmen in plus/minus rating ... Made his collegiate debut on Oct. 12 vs. Michigan State ... Registered his first career collegiate goal, assist, and point as part of a two-point effort on Oct. 13 vs. Michigan State ... Notched an assist and posted a plus-one rating on Feb. 8 at St. Cloud State.

2011-12: Recorded 23 points (four goals, 19 assists) in 60 games with the U.S. National U-18 Team ... Tallied 12 points (three goals, nine assists) and posted a plus-five rating in 24 games in USHL competition.
2010- 11: Registered 19 points (five goals, 14 assists) in 53 games with the U.S. National U-17 Team ... Recorded six points (one goal, five assists) in USHL competition ... Skated in two playoff games in USHL competition.

2009-10: Registered 29 points (11 goals, 18 assists) in 30 games with Lakeville North High School in Minnesota ... Tallied six points (four goals, two assists) in five playoff games.

2014: Tallied one assist and posted a plus-five rating in five games while represent- ing the United States at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship ... Ranked second on Team USA in plus/minus rating in the tournament.
2012: Registered one assist and posted a plus-10 rating in six contests to help Team USA capture a gold medal at the 2012 IIHF U18 World Junior Championship ... Led all skaters in the tournament in plus/minus rating.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: June 22, 2012 – Selected by the Rangers in the first round, 28th overall, of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.