Rangers Trade Keith Yandle

***COURTESY NEW YORK RANGERS***

NEW YORK, June 20, 2016 – New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has acquired a sixth round pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft and a conditional fourth round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Keith Yandle. The Blueshirts would receive the fourth round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft if Yandle signs with the Panthers.

The Rangers currently have six selections in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft: their own third round pick (81st overall), Arizona’s fourth round pick (98th overall), their own fifth round pick (141st overall), their own sixth round pick (171st overall), Florida’s sixth round pick (174th overall), and their own seventh round pick (201st overall).

Yandle registered 58 points (seven goals, 51 assists) in 103 games with the Rangers over parts of two seasons (2014-15 and 2015-16).