Oilers deal Ryan Strome to Rangers for Ryan Spooner
Both players mired in slumps, with only 1 goal and 1 assist each this season
The Edmonton Oilers have traded forward Ryan Strome to the New York Rangers in exchange for forward Ryan Spooner.
Strome, a fifth-overall pick of the New York Islanders in 2011, has a goal and an assist in 18 games with Edmonton this season.
The 25-year-old native of Mississauga, Ont., has 59 goals, 103 assists and 170 penalty minutes over 358 career NHL games with the Islanders and Oilers.
Spooner, a 26-year-old Ottawa native, has a goal and an assist in 16 games this season with the Rangers.
He has 46 goals and 114 assists in 289 games with Boston and New York.