Rangers give forward Jimmy Vesey 2-year contract extension

NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran forward Jimmy Vesey has turned a training camp tryout with the New York Rangers into a contract that runs through the 2024-25 season. Rangers general manager Chris Drury announced Wednesday the team has agreed to terms with Vesey on a two-year contract extension. The 29-year-old has six goals, six assists and a plus-4 rating in 38 games this season. He ranks fourth in shorthanded time on ice and is one of three Rangers with a shorthanded goal this season. While salary terms were not disclosed, Vesey signed a one-year contract after training camp for the NHL minimum of $750,000.

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