Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:05 PM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenseman Joey Keane from the New York Rangers in exchange for forward Julian Gauthier. The teams announced the deal Tuesday. The 20-year-old Keane has eight goals and 22 assists in 49 games in the American Hockey League this season. He was a third-round pick of the Rangers in the 2018 draft. The 22-year-old Gauthier had appeared in five NHL games with Carolina this season. He was a first-round pick by the Hurricanes in 2016.