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Arizona Coyotes/Vancouver Canucks Trade

 

added 5:06pm,

 

 

added 5:33pm, Money talk for the Yotes is below.

added 6:17pm, Arizona release is below.

 
GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Arizona Coyotes General Manager Bill Armstrong announced today that the Coyotes have acquired forwards Loui Eriksson, Antoine Roussel and Jay Beagle as well as the ninth overall draft selection in the 2021 NHL Draft, a 2022 second round draft choice and a 2023 seventh round draft choice from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson and forward Conor Garland.
 
“On behalf of the entire organization, I would like to thank Oliver for everything that he has done for the Coyotes the past 10 years,” said Armstrong. “He is a tremendous player and person and we wish him and Conor the best of luck in the future.
 
“We are very pleased to acquire the ninth overall draft choice in this year’s NHL Draft along with Loui, Antoine and Jay. Loui and Jay are both Stanley Cup champions and along with Antoine, they are all solid veterans who will provide us with great leadership and experience.”
 
The 36-year-old Eriksson skated in seven games with the Canucks in 2020-21. The 6-foot-2, 179-pound forward has registered six seasons with 20-plus goals, including two seasons with 30 (2008-09 and 2015-16). The Gothenburg, SE native has totaled 250-344-594 and 194 penalty minutes (PIM) in 977 career NHL games with the Canucks, Bruins and Dallas Stars. Eriksson was originally drafted by the Stars in the second round (33rd overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
 
The 31-year-old Roussel collected 1-3-4 and 37 PIM in 35 games with Vancouver in 2020-21. The 5-foot-11, 199-pound native of Roubaix, FRA has totaled 81-108-189 and 1004 PIM in 554 career NHL games with the Dallas Stars and Canucks. He signed as a free agent with the Stars on July 2, 2012.
 
The 35-year-old Beagle registered 1-4-5 and eight PIM in 30 games with Vancouver this season. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound native of Calgary, AB has posted 57-85-142 with 223 PIM in 613 career NHL games with the Canucks and Washington Capitals. He tallied 2-6-8 in 23 postseason games in 2017-18 to help the Capitals win the Stanley Cup.
 
Ekman-Larsson recorded 128-260-388 and 482 PIM in 769 career games with Arizona. He was originally drafted by the Coyotes in the first round (sixth overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
 
Garland totaled 47-49-96 and 58 PIM in 164 career games with the Coyotes. He was originally drafted by Arizona in the fifth round (123rd overall) in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

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ilovehomers's avatar

Wow!!

Posted by ilovehomers on 07/23/21 at 05:24 PM ET

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Glendale Coyotes are pathetic. Honestly its just a dumping ground. Maybe thats why buttman and the owners won’t fold them

Posted by ilovehomers on 07/23/21 at 05:26 PM ET

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This is a crazy deal… wow.  Nice deal for the canucks to to be honest…

Posted by DieByTheWing on 07/23/21 at 05:31 PM ET

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Canucks found a sucker for Loui’s contract. Good for them.

Posted by exor54 on 07/23/21 at 05:34 PM ET

ilovehomers's avatar

Arizona Trash Heap or Arizona Rebuilders.

Thoughts?

Posted by ilovehomers on 07/23/21 at 05:35 PM ET

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The Yotes just can’t seem to get anything done right.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 07/23/21 at 05:45 PM ET

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On further review, the OEL contract is a really bad one, even though AZ retains 12%, it goes on for years and years.

Posted by exor54 on 07/23/21 at 05:59 PM ET

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I would’ve easily traded for Erikkson…to get Nuks 1st. Maybe we did try!!!

Posted by Stump23 on 07/23/21 at 06:22 PM ET

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Posted by ilovehomers on 07/23/21 at 05:26 PM ET

There are plenty of cities who’d love to have them. Obviously not with that current ownership and front office, but still. Folding them would only mean the league would have to have another expansion draft in a new city, instead of just moving the team

Posted by Alan from Atlanta on 07/23/21 at 06:30 PM ET

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Glendale is a disaster but the NHL will let this kind of situation continue

https://twitter.com/CraigSMorgan/status/1418681614033244160?s=20

Posted by Fugazi from Bay Area, Left Coast on 07/23/21 at 06:32 PM ET

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Glendale is a disaster but the NHL will let this kind of situation continue

https://twitter.com/CraigSMorgan/status/1418681614033244160?s=20

Posted by Fugazi from Bay Area, Left Coast on 07/23/21 at 06:32 PM ET


Craig Morgan
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Conor Garland on leaving AZ: “Everybody knows what’s gone on here. We haven’t heard anything from the team since maybe three days after the season ended when they asked for our offer. It’s been a while waiting for that. You just want to go where you’re wanted.”

Posted by Fugazi from Bay Area, Left Coast on 07/23/21 at 06:33 PM ET

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The Yotes just can’t seem to get anything done right.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 07/23/21 at 05:45 PM ET


So the sh*t show continues. That organization is a joke

Posted by SauceBoss on 07/23/21 at 07:06 PM ET

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