New York Rangers sign 2006 draft pick Artem Anisimov to contract

He played in 39 games with Yaroslavl Lokomotiv of the Russian Super League last season and had 10 points (2-8).

Anisimov also played on the Russian team that won silver at the world junior championship earlier this year and will be part of Russia’s team for the under-20 Canada-Russia Super Series later this summer.

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He was selected by the Rangers in the second round of the 2006 draft.