Rapid Reaction: NYDN reports Mats Zuccarello is staying on Broadway!

Mats Zuccarello scores in a shootout (Getty)

Mats Zuccarello scores in a shootout (Getty)

Mats Zuccarello is going to remain a NY Rangers for at least the next 4 years per Pat Leonard of the NYDN.

[su_quote cite=”NYDN” url=”https://www.nydailynews.com/sports/hockey/rangers/rangers-mats-zuccarello-close-contract-extension-article-1.2133741?cid=bitly&utm_content=bufferfd062&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=NYDNSports+Twitter”]The Daily News has learned that Zuccarello, 27, and the Rangers have agreed on the numbers of a four-year, $18 million extension ($4.5 million per year), and all that’s holding up the deal are negotiations on the forms of protection in the contract, such as a no-trade clause.[/su_quote]

This is a great signing by Glen Sather as Mats Zuccarello has done an outstanding job in the last 15 games on the top line. He has been an offensive force for the Rangers since Henrik Lundqvist went down and provided Cam Talbot with those extra goals he’s need to succeed.

Zuccarello has posted 5 goals and 12 points in his last 15 games since we said he needed to step up and show he belongs. The Hobbit got the job done and will continue to remain a fixture on Broadway for the next several years.

Anthony Scultore has been covering the New York Rangers and the NHL since 2014. His work also appears at... More about Anthony Scultore

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