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Sammy Blais, Rangers agree to 1-year contract extension

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Nov 6, 2021; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; New York Rangers left wing Sammy Blais (91) controls the puck against the Calgary Flames during the second period at Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Forward Sammy Blais and the New York Rangers agreed to a one-year contract extension.

The team did not announce financial terms.

Blais, 26, began the 2021-22 season skating on the top line with Mika Zibanejad and Chris Kreider but sustained a torn right ACL in a game on Nov. 14 against the New Jersey Devils. Following surgery, he missed the rest of the season. He played in just 14 games and posted four assists.

A native of Quebec, Blais was a sixth-round pick of the St. Louis Blues in the 2014 NHL Draft. In 133 career games with the Blues (2017-21) and Rangers, he has totaled 39 points (17 goals, 22 assists).

He was traded to New York with a second-round pick in 2022 NHL Draft for Pavel Buchnevich last July.

–Field Level Media