The New York Rangers announced today that the team has agreed to terms with free agent goaltender Dustin Tokarski on a one-year contract.
Tokarski, 28, spent the 2017-18 season in the Philadelphia Flyers organization following an Oct. 9, 2017, trade with the Anaheim Ducks. Tokarski made 39 regular-season appearances with the AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms, posting a record of 20-8-7 with a 2.65 goals-against average, a .915 save percentage and five shutouts.
Tokarski has appeared in 315 career AHL games, going 166-109-26 with a 2.52 GAA and a .911 save percentage with Lehigh Valley, San Diego, St. John’s, Hamilton, Syracuse and Norfolk. He ranks 20th on the AHL’s all-time victories list (166) and is tied for 12th all-time with 24 career shutouts.
An AHL All-Star in 2014, Tokarski won a Calder Cup championship with Norfolk in 2012. He was originally chosen by Tampa Bay in the fifth round of the 2008 NHL Draft, and has a record of 10-12-5 (2.84, .904) in 34 career NHL appearances.