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Rangers, DiDiomete agree to terms

Newest Blueshirt spent last season with Sarnia in OHL

Monday, 10.20.2008 / 2:37 PM / News
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Rangers, DiDiomete agree to terms
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with free agent forward Devin DiDiomete.

Devin DiDiomete
DiDiomete, 20, skated in 56 games with the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) last season, registering 23 goals and 33 assists for 56 points, along with 216 penalty minutes. He established career-highs in goals (23), assists (33), points (56), and penalty minutes (216).

The Stratford, Ontario, native ranked fourth on the club in goals, assists and points, while his 216 penalty minutes led Sarnia and ranked second in the OHL overall. In addition, he appeared in nine post-season contests with Sarnia, recording one goal and two assists for three points, along with 40 penalty minutes.

The 5-11, 200-pounder has skated in 236 career OHL games with the Sudbury Wolves and Sarnia, recording 66 goals and 81 assists for 147 points, along with 736 penalty minutes. In 2006-07, DiDiomete eclipsed the 20-goal plateau for the first time in his career, registering 21 goals to rank fourth on Sudbury.

He also appeared in 51 career post-season contests with Sudbury and Sarnia, registering seven goals and 13 assists for 20 points, along with 139 penalty minutes. He established playoff career-highs in games played (21), goals (six), assists (six), points (12), and penalty minutes (62) with Sudbury during the 2007 playoffs.