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.”
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.