Coyotes Trade Torres to San Jose for Third-Round Draft Choice in 2013

Wednesday, 04.03.2013 / 4:31 PM Arizona Coyotes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have acquired a third round draft choice (via Florida Panthers) in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for forward Raffi Torres.

In 28 games with the Coyotes this season, Torres has collected 5-7-12 and 13 PIM. In 619 career NHL games with the New York Islanders, Edmonton, Columbus, Buffalo, Vancouver, and Phoenix, Torres has posted 132-117-249 and 486 PIM.

Torres signed with Phoenix as a free agent on July 1, 2011.

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