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by Alanah McGinley on 08/29/11 at 05:14 PM ET
From Dan Tencer via Twitter:
Langkow trade is confirmed…waiting on full details.
Darren Dreger via Twitter:
Langkow trade to Phoenix is pending a physical.
Update 3:16pm ET: From TSN—
The Calgary Flames have traded veteran centre Daymond Langkow to the Phoenix Coyotes pending a physical. Langkow, who will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2011-12 season, is scheduled to make $4.5M.
Update 4:00pm ET: From Kevin Allen via his Twitter, this tidbit:
The hold-up in the Langkow trade: the player going to Calgary has not been notified.
Update 4:23pm ET: Josh Rimer reports—
CONFIRMED: Thru NHL Source Lee Stempniak is player headed to Calgary for Langkow. Still has not been notified.
Update 4:38pm ET: Calgary Flames press release confirming deal—
The Calgary Flames announced today the acquisition of forward Lee Stempniak from the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for forward Daymond Langkow. The trade is contingent on medical examinations for both players.
“It is never easy moving a player who battles and competes such as Daymond; however, because of our depth and options at centre ice, this trade presents us with an opportunity to positively impact the organization in a number of ways,” said Flames General Manager Jay Feaster. “It makes us younger and provides an opportunity to evaluate a player who may factor into our plans for the future, it provides Brent with options as Stempniak can play either wing and can be used on both the power play and the penalty kill and it creates healthy competition among the forward group for ice time.”
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