Rangers agree to sign DeAngelo, Georgiev to 2-year deals
The New York Rangers agreed to two-year contracts with defenceman Tony DeAngelo and goaltender Alexandar Georgiev on Thursday.
NEW YORK — The New York Rangers agreed to two-year contracts with
DeAngelo’s deal is worth $9.6 million and Georgiev’s $4.85 million.
The 24-year-old DeAngelo is coming off his best year as a pro, setting career highs with 15 goals, 38 assists and 53 points. He tied for fourth among NHL
After becoming the first Rangers
Georgiev will count $2,425,000 while backing up Igor Shesterkin after the Rangers bought out longtime face of the franchise Henrik Lundqvist. Georgiev went 17-14-2 with a 3.04 goals-against average and .910 save percentage in 34 games last season.
He has a 3.00 goals-against average, .913 save percentage and four shutouts in 77 career NHL games, all with the Rangers. The only Bulgaria-born player in league history signed with New York as a free agent in 2017 after going undrafted.
The Rangers added veteran Keith Kinkaid in free agency early this month to give them depth in goal beyond Shesterkin and Georgiev.
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