Talented prospect Danny Kristo will be given every opportunity to the crack the New York Rangers’ opening night roster.
With the start of free agency looming on Friday, the Rangers should be looking to shed salary in order to get in on the action.
The Rangers swapped youngsters, dealing winger Christian Thomas to the Canadiens for forward Danny Kristo.
The Rangers have put All-Star winger Rick Nash on injured reserve retroactive to Sunday, Feb. 10, according to a report.
It came down to the last minute. But at the end of the trade deadline Monday, the Rangers moved on without Nash.
The Rangers have reached an agreement with forward Christian Thomas. Thomas is first in the Ontario Hockey League with 95 goals over the past two seasons.