Word is out that the New York Rangers are closing in on an agreement with University of Massachusetts Lowell forward Adam Chapie.
Chapie, 24, was a walk on during his freshman year at UMass-Lowell and has made the most out of his opportunity.
This past season the right wing lit the lamp 16 times and assisted on another 19 goals for a total of 35 points in 39 games played in his senior season with UMass-Lowell.
The 6’1”, 183-pound forward made 148 appearances with UMass-Lowell over his four campaigns with the team where he amassed 46 goals and 49 assists for a total of 95 collegiate career points. In that time, he collected 105 penalty minutes and maintained a plus-15 rating.
The Oxford, Michigan native was a NCAA (Hockey East) Champion and NCAA (Hockey East) Regular season Champion during the 2012-13 season.
Before going to college route he played two seasons with the New Mexico Mustangs in the North American Hockey League (NAHL) where he had 46 goals and 45 assists for 91 points in 118 games played.