July 1 (Bloomberg) -- The New York Rangers agreed to a two-year, $1.7 million contract with free-agent goaltender Martin Biron to serve as Henrik Lundqvist’s backup.
Biron, 32, played in 29 games for the New York Islanders last season, posting a 9-14-4 record.
The Quebec native has played 10 National Hockey League seasons, compiling a 208-176-25-24 record for the Buffalo Sabres, Philadelphia Flyers and Islanders.
The Rangers announced the signing in a press release.
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