Rangers acquire Canes' Isbister for Petruzalek, pick

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes acquired center Jakub Petruzalek and a conditional 2008 draft pick from the New York Rangers for forward Brad Isbister on Tuesday.

Petruzalek, 21, is in his first professional season, tallying two assists in six games for AHL Hartford and one goal and nine assists in seven games with ECHL Charlotte. The Rangers selected Petruzalek in the ninth round of the 2004 draft.

Isbister, who signed with Carolina as a free agent in August, has three goals and five assists in nine games with AHL Albany.