Rangers lock up Adam Fox with seven-year contract extension

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Adam Fox volition beryllium a Blueshirt for the foreseeable future.

The Rangers locked up the reigning Norris Trophy victor with a seven-year extension, the squad announced Monday.

Fox’s mean yearly wage volition beryllium $9.5 million, according to The Post’s Larry Brooks. It’s the largest woody fixed to a defenseman leaving his entry-level deal, per reports.

“Hey Rangers fans,” Fox said successful a video tweeted retired by the Rangers. “Can’t hold for 7 much years with you guys. No spot I’d alternatively be. This is my location and I can’t hold to walk it with you guys.”

New York Rangers defenseman Adam Fox (23) skates astir   the backmost  of the nett  successful  the archetypal  play  of an NHL crippled  against the Calgary Flames, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, successful  New York, NY. (for the NY POST Photo/Corey Sipkin)Adam Fox and the Rangers agreed to a seven-year declaration hold connected Monday.Corey Sipkin

Fox, 23, is successful the last twelvemonth of his entry-level contract, with the caller woody acceptable to footwear successful for the 2022-23 season.

“We are thrilled that we person agreed to presumption with Adam connected a declaration hold and that helium volition proceed to play for the squad helium grew up cheering for,” GM Chris Drury told reporters. “In conscionable implicit 2 seasons, Adam has consistently shown wherefore helium is simply a cornerstone for our enactment and 1 of the champion players successful the NHL. It has been a privilege for us, and our fans, to ticker Adam showcase his quality connected a nightly basis, and we are gladsome to person that accidental for 7 much years.”

In 134 NHL games, each with the Rangers, the Jericho, New York autochthonal has posted 15 goals and 98 points, including 2 tallies and 9 points successful 9 games successful 2021-22.