Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Rangers agreed to a five-year contract with center Derick Brassard, according to Brassard’s agent Allan Walsh.
ESPNNewYork.com reports the deal is worth $25 million.
Brassard, 26, recorded a career-high 18 goals during the 2013-14 season.
The new contract means the Rangers avoid going to an arbitration hearing Monday.
Brassard has been with the Rangers since the 2012-13 season when he was traded to New York by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
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