According to Bob McKenzie of TSN, the New York Rangers have traded Wojtek Wolski to the Florida Panthers for defenseman Mike Vernace and a draft pick.
#TradeCentre NYR trade Wojtek Wolski to FLA for defenceman Mike Vernace and a 3rd round pick in 2013.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) February 25, 2012
The 25-year-old left wing was a first-round pick of the Colorado Avalanche in 2004, but he has played only nine games for the Rangers this season, scoring zero goals and dishing out three assists. The Panthers are Wolski's fourth team in seven years. His best season came in 2006-2007 when he appeared in 76 games, accumulating 50 points.
In trading Wolski, the Rangers both free up a roster spot and rid themselves of Wolski's $3.8 million cap hit.
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