Rangers Trade D Nick Holden to Bruins

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The Boston Bruins have acquired defenceman Nick Holden from the New York Rangers for a 2018 third-round pick and defenceman Rob O’Gara.In 55 games so far this season, Holden has three goals and nine assists. He is scheduled to become a free agent in July.

In June of 2016, Holden was traded from the Colorado Avalanche to the Rangers for a 2017 fourth-round draft pick. He is in his fifth season after beginning his career with the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2012-13 season

O’Gara, 24, has two goals and eight points in 43 games with the AHL’s Providence Bruins this season. He also appeared in eight NHL contests with the Bruins, failing to record a point.

The left-handed shot was selected by the Bruins in the fifth round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.