EDMONTON, AB - The Edmonton Oilers have acquired forward Ryan Spooner from the New York Rangers in exchange for forward Ryan Strome.
Spooner, 26, has played in 289 National Hockey League games, registering 160 points (46G, 114A) and 61 penalty minutes. In 16 games with the Rangers this season, he has scored once and added an assist.
The 5'11", 191-pound native of Ottawa, Ontario is in his eighth professional season, spending time with both the Boston Bruins and the New York Rangers. He recorded career highs in goals (13), assists (36) and points (49) with the Bruins during the 2013-14 season.
Spooner was originally drafted by the Boston Bruins in the second round (45th overall) in the 2010 NHL Draft.