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Arizona/Philadelphia Trade

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Arizona Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have acquired defenseman Nicklas Grossmann and the contract of defenseman Chris Pronger from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for forward Sam Gagner and a conditional fourth round draft choice in 2016 or a third round draft choice in 2017.

The 30-year-old Grossmann registered 5-9-14 and 32 penalty minutes (PIM) in 68 games with the Flyers in 2014-15. The 6-foot-4, 230-pound native of Stockholm, Sweden has recorded 10-69-79 and 288 PIM in 531 career NHL games with the Flyers and Dallas Stars. Grossmann was originally drafted by the Stars in the second round (56th overall) in the 2004 Entry Draft.

Gagner collected 15-26-41 and 28 penalty minutes in 81 games with the Coyotes last season.

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  Tags: chris+pronger, nicklas+grossman, sam+gagner

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Odd way to get to the floor?

Posted by Cubanpuckstoppr on 06/27/15 at 04:27 PM ET

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Aw, PSH posted an hour too early.

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 06/27/15 at 04:33 PM ET

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Obviously Philly is clearing cap space to offer Cleary that 3 year deal again.

Posted by maltby18 on 06/27/15 at 05:04 PM ET

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Will the Coyotes retire Pronger’s number when he goes in the hall of fame ?

Posted by mc keeper on 06/27/15 at 05:05 PM ET

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No, Pronger’s gonna retire the Coyote’s franchise before he gets in the Hall of Fame.

Posted by Mistercristo from Cameron Frye's garage, circa 1987 on 06/28/15 at 01:54 AM ET

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