Meet the Blueshirts: John Moore
June, 3, 2014
By Mike Mazzeo | ESPNNewYork.com
Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photography/Getty ImagesPosition: D
Born: Chicago, Illinois
How Acquired: Acquired by the Rangers in a blockbuster trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets on April 3, 2013 along with Derick Brassard, Derek Dorsett and a 2014 sixth-round draft pick in exchange for Marian Gaborik and two minor-league defensemen.
In case you didn’t know ...
• Moore will not be able to play in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals because he has to serve the second game of a two-game suspension he received for an illegal hit.
• Hours after he was dealt to the Rangers, Moore scored in his New York debut against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
• He was a former first-round pick of the Blue Jackets in 2009.
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