Panthers acquire Wolski from Rangers TheFourthPeriod.com
The Florida Panthers have acquired forward Wojtek Wolski from the New York Rangers in exchange for defenseman Michael Vernace and a 2013 third-round draft pick.
Wolski, 25, has been limited to just nine games with the Rangers this season due to several groin injuries. He had three assists.
In 402 career NHL games with the Colorado Avalanche, Phoenix Coyotes and Rangers, Wolski has accumulated 91 goals and 158 assists for 249 points.
He was originally drafted by the Avalanche in the first-round (21st overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Vernace, 25, was originally drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the seventh-round, 204th overall, of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He was one assist and 10 penalty minutes in 22 career NHL games with Colorado and Tampa Bay.