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New York Rangers sign 2006 draft pick Artem Anisimov to contract

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NEW YORK (CP) - The New York Rangers signed 19-year-old centre Artem Anisimov to a contract on Thursday.

He played in 39 games with Yaroslavl Lokomotiv of the Russian Super League last season and had 10 points (2-8).

Anisimov also played on the Russian team that won silver at the world junior championship earlier this year and will be part of Russia's team for the under-20 Canada-Russia Super Series later this summer.

He was selected by the Rangers in the second round of the 2006 draft.

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