Panthers acquire rights to pending UFA Keith Yandle (Updated)

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The Florida Panthers have entered Monday’s trade market.

According to reports, the Panthers acquired the rights to pending unrestricted free agent defenseman Keith Yandle from the New York Rangers in exchange for draft picks.

At the age of 29, Yandle scored five goals and 47 points in 82 regular season games for the Rangers in 2015-16. He’s at the end of a five-year, $26.25 million contract.

Updated: Both teams have now announced the deal.

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