New York Rangers goaltender Igor Shesterkin
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Igor Shesterkin's lofty contract demands for the Rangers revealed

Published June 3, 2024 at 10:48 PM
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June 3, 2024  (10:48 PM)

Following an impressive season and playoff run, New York Rangers goaltender Igor Shesterkin is looking for a historic-high salary on his next deal.

Igor Shesterkin was arguably the best player on the New York Rangers throughout their playoff run. Beyond facing a staggering 524 shots in 16 games, he earned an impressive .926 save percentage before being eliminated in the Eastern Conference Finals by the Florida Panthers.

"Igor Shesterkin gave everything in this playoff run ...

- Faced 524 shots in 16 games
- .926 save-percentage
- Rangers out-shot in 13 of 16 games in playoffs

Never stopped competing 🔥"

Now, with the player going into unrestricted free agency at the end of the upcoming season, Igor Shesterkin is looking for a massive raise in his next contract. According to Mollie Walker of the New York Post, his agents and advisors are looking for a historic annual $12 million.

"Mollie Walker of the NY Post has claimed in her recent article, that goaltender Igor Shesterkin could be looking for $12M AAV on his next contract."

Despite this ask being the most for any NHL goaltender ever, many fans and analysts alike are not put off by this number. Shesterkin has proven highly valuable and has been declared worthy of the highest salary for any player in his position.

"Igor Shesterkin project to be the highest paid goaltender in NHL History, per Pagnotta.

Bye bye Trouba Bye Bye Barclay"

Provided Shesterkin's performance this year, he will undoubtedly get a massive raise when his contract term allows. If he and his camp can play their cards right, he will return to the ice as the highest-paid goaltender in NHL history.

Source - House of Hockey
Rangers reporter reveals shocking ask from Igor Shesterkin's next contract
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Igor Shesterkin's lofty contract demands for the Rangers revealed

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