Rangers sign forward Kovacs to entry-level contract

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NEW YORK (AP) The New York Rangers have signed forward Robin Kovacs to an entry-level contract.

General manager Jeff Gorton announced the signing on Monday.

Kovacs was the Rangers third-round draft pick in 2015. The 19-year-old played in 44 games with AIK IF of Allsvenskan in Sweden this past season and had 21 goals and 13 assists. He skated in 92 career games in Allsvenskan over the last two seasons, registering 38 goals and 24 assists.