Namestnikov agrees to two-year contract with Rangers
25-year-old forward was restricted free agentNHL.com @NHLdotcom
Vladislav Namestnikov agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the New York Rangers on Sunday.
Financial terms were not released.
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The 25-year-old forward was a restricted free agent. He had 48 points (22 goals, 26 assists) in 81 games with the Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning last season, including four points (two goals, two assists) in 19 games after he was acquired by New York in a trade for defenseman Ryan McDonagh and forward J.T. Miller on Feb. 26.
The Lightning selected Namestnikov in the first round (No. 27) of the 2011 NHL Draft. He has 127 points (55 goals, 72 assists) in 282 NHL games and four points (one goal, three assists) in 29 Stanley Cup Playoff games.