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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.
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 20, 2018
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.