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New York Rangers, Brett Howden agree to one-year deal

Apr 9, 2021; Uniondale, New York, USA; New York Rangers center Brett Howden (21) and New York Islanders defenseman Noah Dobson (8) fight for the puck in front of Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov (40) during the first period at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Rangers and restricted free agent forward Brett Howden agreed to a one-year deal on Friday.

The team did not release financial details, but the New York Post reported it is worth $885,000.

Howden, 23, appeared in 42 games in 2020-21 and had seven points (one goal, six assists) and 11 penalty minutes. In 178 games with the Rangers (2018-21), he has posted 49 points (16 goals, 33 assists).

The Tampa Bay Lightning selected Howden with the No. 27 overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft and traded him to the Rangers on Feb. 26, 2018, with Vladislav Namestnikov, Libor Hajek, Tampa Bay’s first-round pick in 2018 and a conditional pick in 2019 for Ryan McDonagh and J.T. Miller.

–Field Level Media