Rangers President and GM Glen Sather announced today that the team has agreed to terms with forward Mats Zuccarello on a contract extension.
Zuccarello, 27, has skated in 59 games with the Rangers this season, registering 12 goals and 23 assists for 35 points, along with a plus-13 rating and 35 penalty minutes. He ranks second on the Rangers in takeaways (46), is tied for third in game-winning goals (three) and even strength assists (18), ranks fourth in assists and shots on goal (127), ranks fifth in points, power play assists (five), and hits (95), ranks sixth in plus/minus rating, and is tied for sixth in goals.
Zuccarello signed with the Rangers as a free agent on Mar. 28, 2013. He originally signed with the Blueshirts as an undrafted free agent on May 26, 2010.