Jesper Fast Signs for Three Years
The Rangers announced today that they have re-signed forward Jesper Fast to a three-year contract, that carries a $1.85 million AAV.
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) July 5, 2017
Fast has been an unsung hero for the Rangers the last few years. He gives his full 100% effort on every shift and is willing to do whatever it takes to help the team. Fast is beloved by Rangers fans and players alike, being the recipient of the Players’ Player Award each of the last two seasons for “best exemplifying what it means to be a team player.”
Fast has been named the winner of the Rangers' annual Players' Player Award in each of the last 2 seasons. https://t.co/BdrSSwaXkZ
— NYR Stats & Info (@NYRStatsInfo) July 5, 2017
He doesn’t have gaudy offensive numbers, but he is a solid contributor who can play up and down the lineup. He had 21 points (6G, 15A) last year during the regular season, and added six more (3G, 3A) during the playoffs. He is a guy that AV trusts in all situations, and that is something that cannot be replaced.
WELCOME BACK JESPER!