Rangers sign Adam Tambellini to entry-level contract

The Rangers have signed 2013 third round pick Adam Tambellini to an entry-level contract.

In 93 WHL games, Tambellini has 61 goals and 54 assists. This season he has 44 goals and 32 assists in 62 games.

From the Rangers Prospect Report:

  • 10/20: “He is a highly skilled offensive center with a good build and frame. He is a fluid skater with good hockey sense.” – Tom Thompson, Rangers Amateur Scout, on Adam Tambellini
  • 10/20: “From his skill level and his maturity, I think in a lot of situations he’s probably ready to be a pro.” – Mark French, Calgary Hitmen Head Coach, on Adam Tambellini (Source: Calgary Herald) To read more of this story, click here

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Rangers prospect report: January 12 to January 18 (On Adam Tambellini, Anthony Duclair and others)

RangersThe Rangers sent through following report on their prospects for the week of January 12 to January 18:

Three Stars of the Week:

1) Adam Tambellini, C, Calgary Hitmen (WHL) – Tambellini registered his second career WHL hat trick and posted a plus-three rating on Jan. 18 vs. Regina. He has posted four multi-point games, including three three-point games, in the last seven contests (seven goals, six assists over the span).

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Rangers Prospect Report: Jan 6 to Jan 11 (Dylan McIlrath profile)

RANGERS11The Rangers have sent through the following report on their prospects for the time period of Jan 6 to Jan 11:

Three Stars of the Week:

1) Adam Tambellini, C, Calgary Hitmen (WHL) – Tambellini recorded a point in all four games he played during the past week, and posted a multi-point game in three of those contests. He registered three points (two goals, one assist) on Jan. 6 at Moose Jaw, recorded two points (two assists) on Jan. 7 at Swift Current, and notched three points (two goals, one assist) on Jan. 10 at Lethbridge.

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Rangers prospect report 12/8 to 12/14 (On Brandon Halverson, Richard Nejezchleb and others)

RangersThe Rangers have sent through the following report on their prospects for the time period of 12/8 to 12/14:

Three Stars of the Week:

1) Richard Nejezchleb, RW, Tri-City Americans (WHL) – Nejezchleb tallied four points (two goals, two assists) in the Americans’ four games this past week. He notched a goal in Tri-City’s 4-3 shootout loss to Everett on Dec. 9 and recorded two points (one goal, one assist), including the game-winning goal, in the Americans’ 4-0 victory over Seattle on Dec. 12.

The Rangers’ fifth round pick (122nd overall) in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft has tallied a point in 13 of 17 WHL games this season and in 11 of 15 games since he joined the Americans. With goals in each of Tri-City’s first two games this past week, Nejezchleb extended his goal streak to three games, tying a WHL career-high.

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Rangers Prospect Report: 12/1 to 12/7

Rangers-Chrome-Stadium-Series-The Rangers have sent through the following report on their prospects for the first week in December:

Three Stars of the Week:

1: Adam Tambellini, C, Calgary Hitmen (WHL) – Tambellini began this past week by registering three points (one goal, two assists) and posting a plus-three rating on December 2 against Red Deer. He followed that performance by tallying a goal and posting a plus-two rating in each of Calgary’s next two contests on December 5 against Edmonton and December 7 against Moose Jaw. He finished the week with five points (three goals, two assists) and a plus-seven rating in three games.

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