Rangers sign Tommy Hughes

The Rangers have agreed to terms with free-agent defenseman Tommy Hughes, the team announced Monday evening.

Hughes, 20, has one goal, 15 assists and a plus-17 rating in 67 games this season for the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League.

Hughes (6-2, 215) also racked up 66 penalty minutes this season for the Knights, who recently completed a first-round sweep against Saginaw in the OHL playoffs.