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Coyotes Acquire O'Reilly from Nashville for 2012 Draft Pick

Friday, 10.28.2011 / 2:44 PM MT / News
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Coyotes Acquire O\'Reilly from Nashville for 2012 Draft Pick
Friday, October 28, 2011

GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have acquired center Cal O’Reilly from the Nashville Predators in exchange for a fourth round selection in the 2012 Entry Draft .

“We are very excited to bring Cal to our organization,” said Maloney. “He is a young, highly skilled player who will help us at the center position. We look forward to having him in our lineup very soon.”

The 6-foot, 188-pound O’Reilly has appeared in five games with Nashville this season, collecting one assist and two penalty minutes (PIM). In 2010-11, he appeared in 38 games with the Predators, recording career highs in goals (6), assists (12) and points (18) in his first full season in Nashville.

The Toronto, Ontario native has recorded 11-24-35 and 10 PIM in 85 career regular season games with the Predators. He split the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons between the Predators and the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL), recording 22-87-109 and 28 PIM over those two seasons.

The 25-year-old recorded 56-197-253 and 70 PIM in 262 career regular season games with Milwaukee (AHL) from 2005-10.

O’Reilly was drafted by Nashville in the fifth round (150th overall) in the 2005 Entry Draft. is the official Web site of the Arizona Coyotes. The Arizona Coyotes and are trademarks of IceArizona Hockey Co LLC, NHL, NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL Logos and marks NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 2016 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us