Rangers sign Brett Howden to one-year deal worth $885,000

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Apr 29, 2021; New York, New York, USA; Brett Howden #21 of the New York Rangers tumbles over Semyon Varlamov #40 of the New York Islanders at Madison Square Garden on April 29, 2021 in New York City. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

More signings continue to trickle in as teams must finalize their protected list for the Seattle Expansion Draft. 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 several outlets reported it is worth $885,000.

Rangers sign Brett Howden

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.

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