Rangers Re-Sign K'Andre Miller, 1 RFA Remains

The New York Rangers got a big piece of business done as they've signed K'Andre Miller to a two-year deal carrying an AAV of $3.872 million.

Miller was one of two key RFAs yet to sign and this bridge deal allows the player to prove himself and earn more after the two years while giving the Rangers more cap freedom to win while he's not paid a ton yet.

Miller has solidified himself as a top-four defenseman on the Rangers and regularly plays beside Jacob Trouba. Miller is known for having a big impact all over the ice as he logged nearly 22 minutes per game last season and played in all situations. While blocking 105 shots last season, he also delivered 162 hits.

The 23-year-old is just heading into his fourth season and his offense more than doubled from 2021-22. Miller finished last season with nine goals and 43 points. All his goals and 29 of his assists came at even strength. Long-term, the Rangers would have had to up the AAV for Miller's contract, and although it might have saved them down the line if he gets even better over the next two years, their hands were tied and did the best they could for the short-term. It's a relief for the team to get him signed regardless.

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