Dylan Garand Rangers

The Rangers have signed their top goaltending prospect.

And an early Merry Christmas to Dylan Garand’s family!

On Thursday, the New York Rangers announced the club has signed Garand to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Garand, 19, was the Rangers’ fourth-round pick (No. 103 overall) in the 2020 NHL Draft. He will represent Canada in the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championships.

This season with the Kamloops Blazers in the WHL, Garand has a .932 save percentage and 1.85 goals against average in 19 games. He has a 15-4-0 record this season.

Over five seasons with Kamloops, Garand has a 70-26-6 record, 2.32 goals against average, and .918 save percentage with 10 shutouts in 109 career games.

Tab has written about MLB, the NHL and the NFL for more than a decade for publications including The Fourth Period, Bleacher Report and La Vida Baseball. He is the author of two books about the Chicago Blackhawks and has been credentialed for the MLB All-Star Game and postseason and multiple Stanley Cup Finals. He is the co-host of the Line Drive Radio podcast.