In recent New York Rangers news, it has been announced that they have signed forward Alexis Lafreniere to a two-year contract valued at $4.65 million. This contract will result in a $2.325 million yearly salary cap hit for the Rangers.
Was this a huge overpay for Lafreniere or is he worth every penny? I will let you decide in the comments below.
At the 2016 NHL entry draft, the New York Rangers selected Alexis Lafreniere with the first overall pick. Throughout his 3-season career, he has played in 216 games and accumulated 91 points. He has also scored 9 playoff points in 27 games.
Lafreniere’s new contract features a signing bonus of $350,000 this season. His qualifying offer on his next contract will be $2.65M.
What does the Alexis Lafreniere contract mean for the New York Rangers?
To get an idea of how Alexis Lafreniere’s contract impacts the New York Rangers’ projected cap space for the 2023-24 season, check out the updated salary cap information for the team.
The NY Rangers currently have $-46,583 available cap space for the coming season.
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Alexis Lafreniere contract breakdown
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