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Mar 8, 2012; Ottawa, ON, CAN; Ottawa Senators defenseman Matt Gilroy (97) skates after losing his helmet in the first period against the New York Rangers at Scotiabank Place. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

Matt Gilroy Signs A One Year Deal

Larry Brooks is reporting the Rangers and Matt Gilroy have agreed to terms on a one year deal.

The deal is worth $650,000 this season.

This isn’t a terrible depth signing for the Rangers. With Wade Redden being sent home, the Rangers are going to need options on the backend. I wouldn’t even be surprised if the Rangers sign or trade for another defenseman.

I think the Rangers saw last year how costly injuries could be on the back end, and this year they are taking no chances.

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