Rangers sign defenseman Brandon Scanlin to extension

The Rangers have signed defenseman Brandon Scanlin to a two-year contract extension, president and GM Chris Drury announced.

Scanlin, 24, has seven goals and seven assists in 43 games this season with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the AHL.

His seven goals lead Hartford defenseman.

In three seasons with Hartford, Scanlin has 11 goals, 19 assists, and a plus-21 rating in 119 games.

Scanlin originally signed with the Rangers out of the University of Nebraska-Omaha.