Rangers signal Alexis Lafreniere to two-year, $4.65M assurance

The Unused York Rangers have re-signed Alexis Lafreniere, inking the younger winger to a two-year assurance utility $4.65 million.

Lafreniere will rely simply over $2.3 million towards the wage cap each and every of the after two seasons as a part of the do business in finished Wednesday.

The Saint-Eustache, Quebec, local was once the primary select within the 2020 draft. Since making his NHL debut in early 2021, Lafreniere has 100 issues on 49 objectives and 51 assists in 243 regular-season and playoff video games.

He’s coming off environment a profession prime with 39 issues latter season.

Lafreniere, who turns 22 in October simply sooner than the season begins, was once one of the crucial extra limited isolated brokers unsigned past due within the offseason. Anaheim’s Trevor Zegras and Philadelphia’s Morgan Frost are some of the 9 left and not using a assurance.

The Rangers are depending on Lafreniere to be a part of their younger core of gamers to assemble them a Stanley Cup contender. They reached the playoffs latter season however misplaced within the first spherical to the rival Unused Jersey Devils.

Unused York previous this summer season re-signed defenseman Okay’Andre Miller, additionally a limited isolated agent, to a two-year assurance utility $7.7 million.

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