NEW YORK (AP) Former New York Rangers captain Chris Drury is the team's new director of player development.

General manager Jeff Gorton said Friday that Drury will work with the hockey operations department and the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack. He also will help oversee and evaluate college players.

The 39-year-old Drury spent 12 years in the NHL. He played four seasons with the Rangers, the last in 2011. He was their captain for three seasons.

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He also played for Colorado, Calgary and Buffalo. He finished with 255 goals and 360 assists and won a Stanley Cup with the Avalanche in 2001.