What Jeff Gorton said about getting Derek Stepan signed

GortonRangers GM Jeff Gorton says that the Rangers are “really happy” to get Derek Stepan signed long-term. (NYR)

Gorton said that coaches and management all agreed that they wanted Stepan to stay as part of the core and be part of the Rangers future. (NYR)

He said that Stepan has been someone who has played well for the organization and will now enter his “prime years.” He said that Stepan is a guy that the Rangers want to build around and that he fills a lot of different and important roles on the team.  (NYR)



Derek Stepan’s year by year salary breakdown

Derek Stepan7/27/15 | 3:45PM: Stepan has signing bonuses of $1 million in the first FOUR years of the deal and the $3 million bonus in year six. (Brooks

3:31PM: Stepan’s $5 million in 20-21 includes $3 million in signing bonuses that won’t be impacted if there is a lockout. (Brooks)

12:51PM: Derek Stepan’s year by year salary breakdown is (Renaud Lavoie)

  • 15-16: $8 million
  • 16-17: $8 million

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Poll: Are you happy with the Derek Stepan contract?

Stepan signed a six-year deal worth $6.5 million per season.


What Derek Stepan said about his new contract on his conference call

StepanDerek Stepan held a conference call at 11:30AM to discuss his new contract with the Rangers:

  •  How was this different than a few years ago, “for the most part both sides were pretty close to begin with and these things just take time. Both sides are very happy and comfortable. In the last one we were further apart to begin with. Both sides knew where this would end up and this was a lot smoother for sure.”

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Rangers sign Derek Stepan to a SIX-YEAR deal worth $6.5 million

The Rangers have announced that Derek Stepan has signed a MULTI-YEAR contract.

The deal is for SIX-YEARS at $6.5 million per season. (Brooks)

Stepan’s arbitration hearing was scheduled for 10AM. (NY Post)

Stepan is not eligible for a no-trade in the first two-years of the deal but is believed to have gotten a no-trade in years 3 and 4 of the deal and a limited no-trade in years 5 and 6. (NY Post)

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The Rangers National TV Schedule

12:27PM: The following is the schedule of games that the Rangers will play on NBC or NBCSN this coming season:

Date Away Home Network Time (ET)
Wed., Oct. 7 N.Y. Rangers Chicago NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Fri., Nov 27 N.Y. Rangers Boston NBC 1 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 2 N.Y. Rangers N.Y. Islanders NBCSN 8 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 30 N.Y. Rangers Tampa Bay NBCSN 8 p.m.
Mon., Jan. 25 Buffalo N.Y. Rangers NBCSN 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 10 N.Y. Rangers Pittsburgh NBCSN 8 p.m.

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