The New York Rangers have signed Filip Chytil, one of the club’s two first round draft picks in this past NHL Draft.
New York Rangers GM Jeff Gorton announced that the Rangers signed 17-year-old Filip Chytil to a three-year entry level contract. Chytil was selected in the first round, 21st overall in the 2017 NHL Draft.
Chytil played in 38 games with PSG Zlin in the Czech Extraliga this past season where he scored four goals and four assists for eight points along with 16 penalty minutes. Chytil ranked second among players that were younger than 18 years old in the league in games played, goals, and points during the season.
OFFICIAL: #NYR have agreed to terms with forward Filip Chytil on a three-year, entry-level contract. pic.twitter.com/b83yyKprpS
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) July 14, 2017
Soon after this announcement, Chytil took to twitter to express how happy he was signing his contract and thanking family, agents, friends, teammates and coaches.
Lias Andersson Wired Up
The New York Rangers Twitter page has started a fun segment called wired up. Today’s feature has New York Ranger’s first round pick Lias Andersson wired up for sound as he participated in the Rangers Prospect Development Camp earlier this month.
#NYR 1st round draft pick @liasandersson was wired up during a #NYRPDC scrimmage. Check out the sights & sounds here presented by @CDWCorp! pic.twitter.com/IPuJyH0csb
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) July 13, 2017