The Rangers have announced that Jimmy Vesey has avoided arbitration and signed a two-year deal.
Larry Brooks tweets that the cap hit for the deal is $2.275 million.
From the Rangers release, "Vesey, 25, skated in 79 games with the Rangers this past season, registering 17 goals and 11 assists for 28 points, along with 20 penalty minutes. He established career-highs in several categories in 2017-18, including goals and points, and he tied his career-high in assists. Vesey tied for the team lead in game-winning goals (four) and game-deciding goals (one), ranked third in even strength goals (16), ranked fifth in goals and takeaways (46), and tied for sixth in hits (83). The Rangers posted a 15-4-3 record in games which he registered a point, including a 10-2-1 record in games which he tallied a goal. Vesey recorded nine points (five goals, four assists) in the final 13 games of the season, including six points (two goals, four assists) in the final eight contests. He registered two goals in a span of 29 seconds on November 8, 2017 vs. Boston, becoming the first Ranger to tally two goals in a span of 29 seconds or fewer since Jaromir Jagr on November 14, 2006. In addition, he tallied his first career NHL hat trick and tied a single-game career-high with three points on March 12, 2018 vs. Carolina."