The Bruins have acquired Rick Nash from the Rangers in exchange for Ryan Lindgren, Ryan Spooner, and Matt Beleskey, according to the official announcement. The deal also includes a Bruins’ first and 2019 seventh-round pick.
Nash, 33, has scored 434 goals in his career and has made six All-Star appearances.
OFFICIAL: #NYR have acquired a first-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, defenseman Ryan Lindgren, forwards Ryan Spooner and Matt Beleskey, and a seventh-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft from the Bruins in exchange for Rick Nash.
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 25, 2018
According to the Bruins, Nash will be available to play against in Buffalo on Sunday night:
Rick Nash is expected to join the team in Buffalo and will be eligible for tonight's game against the Sabres. #NHLBruins
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) February 25, 2018
The Bruins are currently third in the Atlantic Division, while the Rangers are last in the Metropolitan Division. The NHL trade deadline is Monday.