Jan 24, 2013; San Jose, CA, USA; Phoenix Coyotes center Steve Sullivan (26) prepares to shoot the puck against the San Jose Sharks during the second period at HP Pavilion. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Phoenix Coyotes Trades: Lombardi to Ducks, Torres to Sharks, Sullivan to Devils

Mar 18, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Phoenix Coyotes center Matthew Lombardi (right) is defended by Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty at the Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Phoenix Coyotes made 3 trades today. The first was trading Matthew Lombardi to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Brandon McMillan. Lombardi has played in 21 games this season for the Coyotes and has 4 goals and 4 assists. In his career Lombardi has played in 529 games split between the Coyotes, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames, and Nashville Predators. He was acquired by the Coyotes earlier this season from the Toronto Maple Leafs for a conditional 4th round pick. In these games he has accumulated 101 goals and 161 assists. McMillan has played in 6 games for the Ducks and has only 1 assist.

Mar. 2, 2013; Glendale, AZ, USA; Phoenix Coyotes left wing Raffi Torres (37) handles the puck against the Anaheim Ducks in the second period at Jobing.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports

The second trade moved Raffi Torres to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a 2013 third round pick. Torres played in 28 games for the Coyotes this season accumulating 5 goals and 6 assists. In his career Torres has played in 619 games split among the Coyotes, New York Islanders, Edmonton Oilers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Buffalo Sabres, and Vancouver Canucks.

The last trade was with the New Jersey Devils. The Coyotes traded Steve Sullivan for a 7th round pick in the 2014 draft. Sullivan has played in 33 games this season where he has 5 goals and 7 assists.

Torres and Lombardi are both set to be unrestricted free agents at the end of this season.



Tags: Anaheim Ducks Brandon Mcmillan Matthew Lombardi New Jersey Devils Phoenix Coyotes Raffi Torres San Jose Sharks Steve Sullivan Trade Deadline Trades

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