VJW Alum Chris Kreider Signs Two-Year Deal With New York Rangers
Former Valley Jr Warrior standout Chris Kreider made sure that he would remain in the Big Apple for at least two more years.
Kreider signed a two-year deal with the Rangers to avoid arbitration.
The 23 year old Boxford native has been considered to be a future building block for the New York Rangers after bursting onto the NHL scene during the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs. He still holds the NHL record for most playoff goals before playing his first NHL regular season game, with five.
This past season, Kreider appeared in 66
regular-season games for the Rangers, finishing with 17 goals and 20
assists. Although he was limited to 15 games in the Rangers' Stanley Cup
Final run after suffering a hand injury, he still posted five goals and
As a youth, Kreider grew up in the Warrior program. He started
as a mite and grew through the program until his U-18 season. In fact,
Kreider was a mainstay coach at the Valley Junior Warrior Summer camp
until his NHL training session limited his time during the month of