The Rangers have agreed to terms with restricted free agent Dane Byers. Byers, 24, captained the Hartford Wolfpack last season, and played five games with the Rangers, netting a goal and 31 PIMs. In 74 games in Hartford, Byers put up a line of 25-26-51 with 100 PIMS.
Byers previous contract was a one year, two-way deal which paid him $500,000 in the NHL (the league minimum), and $80,000 in the AHL.
Terms of the new deal have not been disclosed.