New York Rangers re-sign forward Julien Gauthier to one-year contract

Mar 28, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; New York Rangers right wing Julien Gauthier (12) skates with the puck against the Washington Capitals during the first period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Rangers re-signed restricted free agent forward Julien Gauthier to a one-year contract Friday.

Gauthier, 23, collected two goals and six assists in 30 games during the 2020-21 season.

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A first-round pick (21st overall) by Carolina in 2016, the Quebec native has 11 points (two goals, nine assists) and 22 penalty minutes in 47 games with the Hurricanes (2019-20) and Rangers.

New York acquired Gauthier in a Feb. 18, 2020, trade that sent defenseman Joey Keane to the Hurricanes.

–Field Level Media