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Rangers agree to terms with Fritsche

Tuesday, 07.15.2008 / 3:11 PM / News

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -The New York Rangers agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Dan Fritsche on Tuesday.

The 23-year-old Fritsche had 10 goals and 12 assists in 69 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets last season.

The 6-foot-1, 206-pounder had 29 goals and 34 assists in 206 career games with Columbus.

The Parma, Ohio, native was originally Columbus' second-round choice, 46th overall, in the 2003 draft.

He was acquired with Nikolai Zherdev from Columbus in exchange for Fedor Tyutin and Christian Backman on July 2.

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