Rangers sign defenseman Blake Parlett

The Rangers have agreed to terms with defenseman Blake Parlett, the team announced today.

Parlett, 22, played for the Rangers AHL affiliate Connecticut Whale last season, scoring two goals and tallying 10 assists in 24 games.

He started the 2010-11 season with the Greenville Road Warriors of the ECHL, and he had seven goals and 25 assists in 46 games. He led all of the league's defensemen in point and was named an All-Star.

Parlett previously played in the Ontario Hockey League, scoring 28 goals and adding 88 assists in 301 games.