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Rangers, Brassard agree to terms on five-year, $25M deal

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TSN.ca Staff
7/27/2014 7:13:21 PM
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The New York Rangers have agreed to terms on a five-year deal with restricted free agent forward Derick Brassard. Brassard and the Rangers were scheduled to have a salary arbitration hearing on Monday.

According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post, the deal is worth a total of $25 million.

Brassard and the Rangers were scheduled to have a salary arbitration hearing on Monday.

The 26-year-old forward scored 18 goals and added 27 assists in 81 games with the Rangers in 2013-14. He would add six goals and six assists in 23 games in the Rangers' run to the Stanley Cup Final.

Originally selected sixth overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, Brassard has scored 81 goals and 144 assists in 403 career games with the Blue Jackets and Rangers.

The Rangers acquired Brassard at the 2013 trade deadline as part of the trade that sent Marian Gaborik to Columbus.

Derick Brassard  (Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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(Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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