Jan. 11 (Bulletinstandard) — The Arizona Coyotes traded for Philadelphia Flyers ahead Jordan Weal on Friday, the workforce introduced in a press release.
The Coyotes despatched over minor league defenseman Jacob Graves and a sixth-round choose within the 2019 NHL Draft within the deal.
The 26-year-old Weal has 9 factors (three objectives and 6 assists) in 28 contests with Philadelphia this yr.
The Los Angeles Kings chosen Weal within the third spherical (No. 70 general) of the 2010 NHL Draft. He has 19 objectives and 23 assists in 124 profession NHL video games by 4 seasons with the Kings and Flyers.
Graves has seven factors (two objectives, 5 assists) in 32 video games this season with the ECHL’s Norfolk Admirals.
Arizona additionally positioned middle Brad Richardson on injured reserve Friday after he suffered an upper-body harm in Thursday’s sport towards the Vancouver Canucks. He joins goalie Antti Raanta, defenseman Jason Demers, and forwards Michael Grabner, Christian Dvorak and Nick Schmaltz on the injured record.
Richardson leads the Coyotes with 11 objectives this season and ranks first in face-off win share (54.7). He is thought-about week-to-week.