Nick Holden Traded to Boston Bruins for Defenseman Rob O'Gara and 2018 Third Round Pick

The New York Rangers have acquired defenseman Rob O’Gara and a third round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft from the Boston Bruins in exchange for Nick Holden.

O’Gara was picked 151st overall in the 5th round by the Bruins in 2011. After finishing his college career at Yale in 2016, O’Gara spent a majority of his time in the AHL with the Providence Bruins where he has tallied 107 games, 7 goals, and 15 assists.

Over the past two seasons, he has played 11 NHL games while averaging 12:21 of ice time per night.

This trade is the first move the Rangers have made before the 2018 trade dealine in their campaign to build towards a younger future.

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