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Panthers acquire rights to pending UFA Keith Yandle (Updated)

New York Rangers v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One

PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 13: Keith Yandle #93 of the New York Rangers in action in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center on April 13, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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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.

Related: UFA of the Day: Keith Yandle