Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 7/2/13

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 26: Christian Thomas, drafted in the second round by the New York Rangers, is interviewed during day two of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center on June 26, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
It's a third trade in as many days for the New York Rangers. Today, the Rangers announced that they are sending 2010 2nd round selection Christian Thomas to the Montreal Canadiens in return for forward prospect Danny Kristo. Thomas, 21, just completed his first professional season, scoring 19 goals in 73 games with the Connecticut Whale and earning his first NHL game with the Rangers again, of all teams, the Canadiens. Kristo, 23, was a second round selection by the Canadiens in 2008 and just finished his senior season at the University of North Dakota, where he produced 52 points in 40 games and was named a finalist for the Hobey Baker award. Kristo also won a bronze medal with Team USA at this year's World Junior Championships and was a part of the 2010 team, along with Chris Kreider, Derek Stepan, and Ryan Bourque, when they won the gold medal. A very interesting trade. Christian Thomas was attending this year's prospect camp and was participating in all sorts of Blueshirts...
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