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Goaltender Martin Biron Agrees to Terms With New York Rangers

June 30, 2012

Goaltender Martin Biron agreed to terms on a new contract with the New York Rangers, General Manager Glen Sather said.

The National Hockey League team didn’t disclose terms of the deal. The two-year contract is worth $2.6 million, ESPN reported, citing a person familiar with the negotiations.

Biron, 34, has posted a 20-12-2 record in 38 games during the last two seasons with the Rangers after signing with the team as a free agent on July 1, 2010.

Last season, Biron was 12-6-2 in 21 games and tied for fourth among NHL goaltenders with three assists on the season.

The 14-year NHL veteran has appeared in 500 career regular- season games with the Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Flyers, New York Islanders and Rangers, posting a record of 228-188-25-26.

He is one of only four players in NHL history, along with Pat LaFontaine, Mike Donnelly and Jason Dawe, to play for all three teams in the state of New York.

To contact the reporter on this story: Nancy Kercheval in Washington at nkercheval@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Michael Sillup at msillup@bloomberg.net


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