BREAKING RANGER NEWS: SCOTT GOMEZ TRADED TO MONTREAL
According to TSN, the Rangers have traded Scott Gomez to Montreal for Winger Chris Higgins.
Here is the full story from TSN.
The Montreal Canadiens have acquired centre Scott Gomez from the New York Rangers in exchange for winger Christopher Higgins.
Gomez, 29, is coming off a down season for the Rangers, finishing with 58 points, his lowest total since 2002-2003.
Higgins, a 26-year-old restricted free agent winger, also struggled in 2008-2009, scoring a career-low 23 points in 57 games as he missed a combined 25 games with hand and groin injuries.
Is this a cap clearing move to a bigger trade? Or do the Rangers have a free agent splash planned for tomorrow? We'll know soon, more later