3/16/17 | 11:13AM: The Rangers have confirmed the signing.
3/15/17 | 4:11PM: The Rangers have reportedly signed prospect Tim Gettinger to an entry level contract. (Renaud Lavoie)
Gettinger was the Rangers 5th round pick last June and has 30 goals and 22 assists this season for Sault St. Marie.
He is 6-6, 220 and was ranked 9th by The Hockey News Future Watch that wrote, "Towering winger from Ohio is a good net-front presence. Having breakout season."
From the Rangers Prospect Report on March 13, "Gettinger registered three points (two goals, one assist) and a plus-three rating in three games last week. The Rangers' fifth round pick (141st overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft recorded two points (one goal, one assist), including his 30th goal of the season, on Mar. 12 at Sudbury. Gettinger has recorded a point in seven of the last nine games, tallying 12 points (seven goals, five assists) over the span. Gettinger has established OHL career-highs in goals (30) and points (52) this season, and he has tied his OHL career-high in assists in 2016-17 (22). In addition, he ranks third on the Greyhounds in goals and is tied for fourth on the team in plus/minus rating (plus-24) this season."