With their NHL roster more or less set, the Rangers continue to build their minor league roster and on Tuesday announced the signing of forward C.J. Smith to a one-year contract.
Smith, 27, played 60 games for the Chicago Wolves of the AHL in 2021-22, and scored 24 goals with 34 assists. He added three goals and six assists in 16 playoff games as the Wolves won the Calder Cup, the championship of the AHL.
The 5-11, 184-pounder has played in 15 career NHL games for the Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes.