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by Paul on 01/13/09 at 10:31 AM ET
from Larry Brooks of the NY Post,
The Rangers New York Rangers and the agent for Nikolai Zherdev are in the preliminary stages of negotiations aimed at extending the talented 24-year-old winger’s contract and thus preventing him from reaching the Group II free-agent market, The Post has learned.
“This is where I want to be,” Zherdev told The Post yesterday. “I don’t want to play in Russia next year. I want to stay here and play in the NHL, in New York, with the Rangers.
“I’m very happy here. I like the team. I like the guys. I like living here. Everything is good.”
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