One of the Rangers’ most important young players has been signed.
The club announced on Wednesday evening that Filip Chytil has extended his contract for four years.
According to Larry Brooks of The Post, the contract has a total value of $17.75 million and an annual average value of $4.4375 million.
The 23-year-old Chytil is in the middle of a career year. He has defined vocation highs with 22 objectives, 20 helps and 42 focuses in 66 games for the season finisher bound Officers.
The native of Czech Republic is the team’s sixth-leading scorer and fourth-ranked goal scorer. In 342 NHL regular-season and playoff games, the 2017 first-round pick has scored 144 points. This summer, he was going to be a restricted free agent with arbitration rights.
No. 1 center Mika Zibanejad was already signed by New York until 2030. 1 defenseman Adam Fox through 2029, a veteran Chris Kreider through 2027, a winger Artemi Panarin through 2026, and Igor Shesterkin through 2025, who is currently the holder of the Vezina Trophy.
Senior supervisor Chris Drury’s next thing to get done is an expansion for 2020 top pick Alexis Lafrenière, who is marked exclusively through the rest of this season and can be a limited free specialist.