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New York Rangers bolster forward depth with trades for Andrew Copp, Tyler Motte

The New York Rangers have capped off their trade deadline with a pair of moves to bolster their forward depth. First, they acquired centre Andrew Copp and a 2023 sixth-round pick from the Winnipeg Jets for Morgan Barron, a conditional second-round pick that can turn into a first, another second-round pick that the Rangers can option to 2022 or 2023, and a 2023 fifth-round pick. Then they followed that up with the acquisition of Tyler Motte from the Vancouver Canucks for a 2023 fourth-round pick.

Let's start with the acquisition of Copp. That's the big one for the Rangers at this year's deadline, and they paid a hefty price accordingly. A seven-year NHL veteran, Copp played 19:47 a night for the Jets this season and produced 35 points in 56 games while driving strong underlying offensive res

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