Predators land D Michael Del Zotto

Updated: January 22, 2014, 7:49 PM ET
By Matt Ehalt | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- The New York Rangers have traded defenseman Michael Del Zotto to the Nashville Predators for defenseman Kevin Klein, the team confirmed Wednesday.

The deal puts an end to months of speculation about Del Zotto, who struggled to find a consistent roster spot under first-year coach Alain Vigneault.

Vigneault and general manager Glen Sather said the Rangers made the trade to bring in another right-handed defenseman. Del Zotto is a southpaw. 

Sather ...

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