New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has traded defenseman Bobby Sanguinetti to the Carolina Hurricanes for Washington's second round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft and a 6th round pick, 157th overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
Sanguinetti, 22, appeared in 61 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) this season, registering nine goals and 29 assists for 38 points, along with 22 penalty minutes. He led all Hartford defensemen with a career-high nine goals, and tied for first among Wolf Pack blueliners in points and ranked second in assists. Sanguinetti skated in five games with the Rangers, making his NHL debut on November 27 at Tampa Bay.
The 6-3, 190-pounder has appeared in 150 career AHL games over four seasons with Hartford, recording 15 goals and 69 assists for 84 points, along with 68 penalty minutes.