The Philadelphia Flyers on Monday acquired forward Kris Newbury from the New York Rangers in exchange for defenseman Danny Syvret.

The 31-year-old Newbury appeared in 24 games for the Rangers over the past three seasons, posting two assists and 68 penalty minutes. In 72 career NHL games with the Rangers, Detroit Red Wings, and Toronto Maple Leafs, Newbury has four goals, nine points and 132 PIMs.