Flyers trade for forward

The Flyers picked up forward Kris Newbury from the New York Rangers in a trade with their division rivals Monday, according to the Flyers.

Newbury, 31, played in 24 games for the Rangers over the past three years picking up two assists and 68 penalty minutes. The 5-11, 205-pound forward has played in 72 NHL games in his career.

The Flyers sent defenseman Danny Syvret to the Rangers. The 28-year-old scored six goals with 34 assists while playing for the Adirondack Phantoms last season.

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