New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with goaltender Martin Biron on a new contract.
Biron, 34, has posted a 20-12-2 record with a 2.32 goals against average, .912 save percentage and two shutouts in 38 games over the last two seasons with the Rangers after signing with the team as a free agent on July 1, 2010.
Last season, Biron was 12-6-2 with a 2.46 goals against average, .904 save percentage and two shutouts in 21 games. He tied for fourth among NHL goaltenders with three assists on the season. Biron became the 60th goaltender in NHL history to appear in 500 career games on April 5 at Pittsburgh. He also posted his first shutout with the Blueshirts, stopping all 23 shots faced on November 6 against Winnipeg.