Coyotes Acquire McMillan from Anaheim for Lombardi

Wednesday, 04.03.2013 / 5:12 PM Arizona Coyotes

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have acquired left wing Brandon McMillan from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for center Matthew Lombardi.

The 5-foot-11, 190-pound McMillan has played in six games with the Ducks this season registering one assist. He also has recorded 8-5-13 and 42 penalty minutes (PIM) in 41 games with the Norfolk Admirals (AHL).

The 23-year-old native of Richmond, British Columbia has recorded 11-15-26 and 40 PIM in 91 career NHL games with Anaheim. McMillan was originally drafted by the Ducks in the third round (85th overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

In 21 games with the Coyotes this season, Lombardi has posted 4-4-8. He has registered 101-161-262 in 529 career NHL games with Calgary, Phoenix, Nashville and Toronto. Lombardi was originally drafted by Calgary in the third round (90th overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

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