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Rangers sign Mika Zibanejad to 8-year extension

Just one of the Rangers’ most significant gamers is now locked-up for eight additional yrs. 

Tab Bamford

On Sunday morning, the New York Rangers greeted lovers with superb information: Mika Zibanejad is being place long-term.

The Rangers announced the club has signed Zibanejad to an eight-12 months deal. Although the business did not originally announced the financial conditions of the deal, Dave Pagnotta of The Fourth Time period is reporting the deal to be worthy of $68 million ($eight.five million AAV).

Zibanejad, 28, was getting into the remaining 12 months of a 5-12 months, $26.seventy five million contract.

Rangers lovers need to be thrilled to have this deal finished, but the subsequent significant deal the team demands to deal with is defenseman Adam Fox.

If we can get a tweet like this about Fox prior to the year opens the Rangers will be on their way to setting up a much additional reliable foreseeable future.