OFFICIAL: #NYR have acquired forward Connor Brickley from Nashville in exchange for Cole Schneider.— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) January 14, 2019
Brickley, 26, has skated in 39 games with the Milwaukee Admirals of the AHL this season, registering seven goals and four assists for 11 points. He will report to @WolfPackAHL. pic.twitter.com/qzsSo3C0A3
Brickley, 26, was selected No. 50 overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2010 draft. This season he has appeared in 39 games with the Milwaukee Admirals, and has scored seven goals while adding four assists for 11 points. He’s primarily played in the AHL, and has 234 games of AHL experience with a stat line of 57 goals and 56 assists for 113 points (0.48 P/GP).
Brickley last played in the NHL during the 2017-18 campaign with the Florida Panthers, and scored four goals while adding eight assists for 12 points in 44 games. His total NHL experience includes 67 games to date, in which he’s scored five goals and added 12 assists for 17 points.
The Rangers signed Schneider on July 1, 2017, and he scored 16 goals while adding 34 assists for 50 points in 76 games last season. This year he’s appeared in 36 games with the Wolf Pack, and has a stat line of 13 goals and 12 assists for 25 points.
Schneider was recalled by the Rangers back in December, but he did not dress. Brickley’s contract is $650,000, and he’s an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season.