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J.T. Miller agrees to two-year deal with Rangers

J.T. Miller #10 of the New York Rangers

J.T. Miller #10 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second period goal against the Minnesota Wild at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 in New York City. Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

The Rangers announced on Wednesday that restricted free- agent forward J.T. Miller has agreed to a new contract.

It’s a two-year deal averaging $2.75 million per season, according to a source.

Miller, 23, played in 82 games this past season and had 22 goals and 22 assists. Miller had career highs in goals, assists, points, game-winning goals (five) and plus/minus rating.

The Rangers have about $9.4 million in cap space for restricted free agents Chris Kreider, Kevin Hayes and Dylan McIlrath.

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