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Oilers deal Ryan Strome to Rangers for Ryan Spooner

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.

Both players mired in slumps, with only 1 goal and 1 assist each this season

Edmonton Oilers' forward Ryan Strome was dealt to the New York Rangers in exchange for Ryan Sponer on Friday. ( Jana Chytilova/Getty Images)

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.

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