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The New York Rangers have acquired defenceman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft.

#NYR have acquired D Jacob Trouba from the #nhljets in exchange for D Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in this week's #NHLDraft.

He enters the off-season as a restricted free agent.

Trouba appeared in all 82 regular season games last season with the Jets, scoring eight goals and adding 42 assists for a total of 50 points. For his career, he has 42 goals and 137 assists.

He's played all six of his NHL seasons in Winnipeg.

The 25-year-old was selected ninth overall in the 2012 NHL Draft.