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Rangers News: Rangers Ink Martin Biron

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The first signing of the day will be by our New York Rangers as goaltender Martin Biron has been locked up for 2 years at approximately $900,000 $875,000 per according to Andrew Gross. For the Rangers, that is a spectacular signing just because they acquired a capable goaltender for under one million per year. General manager Glen Sather got things started right from a Blueshirts perspective and I must admit that I am impressed by what Slats was able to pull off here.


Biron was paid $1.4 million last year by the Islanders, where he played in the shadow of Dwayne Roloson. Biron went 9-14-4 with a 3.27 GAA and .896 save percentage with the Isles but his time with the Philadelphia Flyers was when he shined in a starting role. As we know, he won't be starting in New York, but will be a solid backup to Henrik Lundqvist.


Martin Biron

#43 / Goalie / New York Islanders

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Aug 15, 1977