BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, February 20, that the team has acquired defenseman Nick Holden from the New York Rangers in exchange for defenseman Rob O'Gara and a third-round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.
Sweeney will be available to the media today outside the team's dressing room at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta during the team's morning skate at approximately 11:30 a.m. local time (1:30 p.m. ET).
Holden, 30, has skated in 55 games with New York in 2017-18, recording three goals and nine assists for 12 points with 14 penalty minutes. In his first season with the Rangers in 2016-17, Holden skated in 80 games and established career highs in all offensive categories with 11 goals and 23 assists for 34 points with a plus-13 rating. He added two goals and two assists in 11 postseason games.