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Vancouver Trades Sam Gagner To Edmonton For Ryan Spooner

 

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New York Rangers Trade Ryan Spooner To The Edmonton Oilers For Ryan Strome

NEW YORK, November 16, 2018 – New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has acquired Ryan Strome from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Ryan Spooner.

Strome, 25, has skated in 358 career NHL games over parts of six seasons (2013-14 – 2018-19) with the NY Islanders and Edmonton, registering 59 goals and 103 assists for 162 points, along with 170 penalty minutes. He established several career-highs during his first full season in the NHL in 2014-15, including goals (17), assists (33), points (50), and plus/minus rating (plus-23) in 81 games with the Islanders while helping the team advance to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Strome played in 18 games with the Oilers this season, registering one goal and one assist for two points. Strome has also skated in 15 career Stanley Cup Playoff games, registering three goals and five assists for eight points, along with a plus-two rating and four penalty minutes.

The 6-1, 194-pounder has earned several awards throughout his hockey career. Strome was selected to the AHL’s All-Rookie Team and played in the AHL All-Star Game in 2013-14, as he registered 49 points (13 goals, 36 assists) in 37 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers during the season. He recorded 295 points (105 goals, 190 assists) in 225 games during a four-year junior career in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) with the Barrie Colts and Niagara IceDogs. Strome was selected to the OHL’s Second All-Star Team and participated in the CHL Top Prospects Game in 2010-11, as he tallied 106 points (33 goals, 73 assists) in 65 games with Niagara. Internationally, the Mississauga, Ontario native has represented Canada in several tournaments, and he helped Canada earn a bronze medal at the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship.

Strome was originally selected by the Islanders in the first round, fifth overall, of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

Spooner skated in 36 games with the Rangers over parts of two seasons (2017-18 and 2018-19), registering five goals and 13 assists for 18 points. He was acquired by the Blueshirts in a trade with Boston on Feb. 25, 2018.

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A Two-Year Deal For Ryan Spooner And The New York Rangers

NEW YORK, July 31, 2018 – New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Ryan Spooner on a two-year contract.

Spooner, 26, skated in 59 games with the Rangers and Boston Bruins this past season, registering 13 goals and 28 assists for 41 points, along with a plus-six rating and four penalty minutes. He established career-highs in points per game (0.69), plus/minus rating, and average ice time (15:18), and he also tied his career-high in goals. Spooner was one of two NHL players who registered at least 40 points and was assessed four or fewer penalty minutes in 2017-18 (along with Ryan O’Reilly). Spooner’s 0.69 points per game average this past season was the second-most among NHL players who skated in at least 20 games and averaged fewer than 16:00 of ice time per game (Thomas Vanek – 0.70). Spooner tallied 16 points (four goals, 12 assists) in 20 games with the Rangers after he was acquired on February 25, 2018, and he tied for the team lead in assists and points from the time he was acquired until the end of the regular season. He registered seven points (one goal, six assists) in his first three games with the Rangers and posted a multi-point game in all three contests, becoming the first player in franchise history to record six assists in his first three games as a Ranger and post a multi-point game in each of his first three contests as a Ranger.

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The Boston Bruins Make The Ryan Spooner Signing Official

BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, July 26, that the team has signed forward Ryan Spooner to a one-year contract worth $2,825,000.

"We are pleased with the process and are happy to have Ryan's contract resolved. His agent, Murray Kuntz, and Ryan were both very professional, and our group was well prepared as they had worked very diligently prior to arriving at a settlement point," said Sweeney. "We know Ryan has the offensive skills to be an impactful player, especially while on the power play. We expect Ryan to continue to take the necessary steps with his development to be an even more complete, two-way player."

Spooner, 25, skated in 78 games with the Bruins in 2016-17, recording 11 goals and 28 assists for 39 points. His 18 power play points were good for fourth on the team. Spooner also skated in four playoff games for Boston against the Senators, logging two assists. He established career highs in all offensive categories during the 2015-16 season, tallying 13 goals and 36 assists for 49 points in 80 games. In his five-year NHL career, the 5-foot-10, 184-pound forward has played in 214 games, compiling 32 goals and 85 assists for 117 points.

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