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Rangers agree to terms with former Kings forward Frolov , give Gaborik high-scoring linemate

The Rangers added offensive punch by agreeing to terms Tuesday with longtime Los Angeles Kings forward Alexander Frolov , who should provide a potent complement to Marian Gaborik on New York's top line.The 28-year-old winger, who spent his first seven NHL seasons with Los Angeles, has scored over 20 goals five times — including two 30-goal seasons — but is coming off a disappointing one in which he had only 19 goals and 32 assists in 81 games.Frolov and the Rangers agreed on a one-year deal worth $3 million. He earned $4 million last season when he scored his fewest goals since posting 14 in his rookie season of 2002-03.By signing on for just one season, Frolov will look to have a bounce-back year with the Rangers and turn that into a longer, more-lucrative deal next summer.Frolov has 24 career multigoal games, including three NHL hat tricks. In 536 regular-season NHL games, Frolov — who can play on either wing — has 168 goals and 381 points. He is expected to play alongside Gaborik, t...

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