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2019 WJC | Ryan Martin, Player Personnel

Ryan Martin, who currently serves as assistant general manager of the New York Rangers and general manager of the Hartford Wolf Pack, is the general manager of the 2022 U.S. Men’s National Team. 

Martin is in his first year with the Rangers after a 16-year stint (2005-21) with the Detroit Red Wings, including 11 seasons (2010-21) as the team’s assistant general manager and eight seasons as the general manager of the Grand Rapids Griffins (2013-21).

Martin has been closely involved with USA Hockey for the last decade, assisting in player personnel for the U.S. National Junior Team. During that time, the U.S. has earned six total medals, including three gold (2013, 2017, 2021), one silver (2019) and two bronze (2016, 2018).

Prior to joining the Red Wings in 2005, Martin spent seven years in various legal roles. From 2003-05, he was the in-house corporate counsel for a group of closely-held businesses in Massachusetts and also worked as a part-time scout for the Omaha Lancers (USHL). Before that, he worked four years as an attorney and NHLPA certified player agent representing professional hockey players in all facets of their careers. Martin also spent a year with the firm Messner & Reeves, LLC, specializing in corporate, commercial transactional and taxation law.

A native of Connecticut, Martin graduated from Trinity College in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Legal Studies. He went on to earn a law degree from the University of Denver College of Law in 1997 and an LL.M. in taxation from the University of Denver College of Law in 1998.