Gaborik leaves Wild for Rangers

Updated: July 2, 2009, 12:54 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

Marian Gaborik has landed in the Big Apple.

The star winger has agreed to a five-year, $37.5 million contract with the New York Rangers, leaving the Minnesota Wild via free agency.

The deal is worth $7.5 million annually.

"He is an exciting guy to watch play," Rangers general manager Glen Sather said Wednesday night. "He can skate and does a lot of great things. He's a great player and he's young. I certainly think he's in the top 10 in this league."

Gaborik has been limited ...

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