RANGERS AGREE TO TERMS WITH FORWARD RUSLAN FEDOTENKO
New York, July 1, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with forward Ruslan Fedotenko on a new contract.
Fedotenko, 32, skated in 66 games with the Rangers last season, registering 10 goals and 15 assists for 25 points, along with 25 penalty minutes. He ranked fourth on the team with a plus-nine rating and fifth with 150 hits. Fedotenko made his Rangers debut in the season opener on October 9 at Buffalo after signing with the team as a free agent on October 4. The Rangers posted a record of 9-0-1 when he tallied a goal, and were 17-2-3 when he registered at least one point. The 10-year NHL veteran skated in his 700th career NHL game on November 24 at Tampa Bay. In addition, Fedotenko tied for the team lead in assists (two), third in points (two) and ranked second in hits (23) while skating in five playoff contests. Continue reading