The Rangers have signed Filip Chytil to a four-year extension worth $4.4375 million per season. (NYR, Friedman)
The deal does not include any trade protection and Chytil will be a UFA when the contract expires. (CapFriendly)
From the Rangers:
- Chytil, 23, has recorded a career-high in goals (22), assists (20) and points (42) this season while skating in 66 games for the Blueshirts.
- Among NHL centers 23 years or younger, he ranks tied for fifth in goals. He is the seventh Rangers player in the past 20 years to record a 20-goal season at age 23 or younger, joining Pavel Buchnevich (21 in 2018-19), J.T. Miller (22 in 2015-16), Chris Kreider (21 in 2014-15), Derek Stepan (21 in 2010-11), Brandon Dubinsky (20 in 2009-10) and Petr Prucha (30 in 2005-06).
- Among all NHL players who average 15 minutes or less of ice time this season, he ranks tied first in points and second in goals. On the Rangers, he ranks fourth in goals.