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Coyotes acquire Avalanche’s Carl Söderberg

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Arizona Coyotes acquired forward Carl Söderberg on Tuesday afternoon. In exchange, the Colorado Avalanche acquired defenseman Kevin Connauton.

The Avalanche also acquired a 2020 third-round draft pick in this deal.

Colorado Avalanche player Carl Soderberg faces off against Nashville Predators player Kyle Turris in Game Two of the Western Conference First Round during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Carl Soderberg faces off against Nashville Predators player Kyle Turris in Game Two of the Western Conference First Round during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs (Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images)

“Cari is a versatile, 200-foot player, who has a history of being productive and playing tough minutes,” Coyotes President of Hockey Operations and General Manager John Chayka said. “He will be a stabilizer in our lineup and gives our coaching staff lots of flexibility.”

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The 33-year-old Malmö, Sweden will be going to his third NHL team. He has spent the last four seasons with the Avalanche.

Besides playing for the Avalanche, he also spent his first three seasons with the Boston Bruins.

This past season, he scored a career-high 23 goals with 26 assists for 49 points in 82 games. He also had a -5 in +/- and 26 PIM.

Before his career-best 23 goals, he had 16 goals twice in a season — in 2013-14 with the Bruins and in 2017-18 with the Avalanche.

The 29-year-old Edmonton, Alberta, Canada native will be joining his fourth NHL team. Besides playing for the Coyotes, he also played for the Dallas Stars and the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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This past season, he had one goal and seven assists for eight points in 50 games. He also had a -2 +/- and 22 PIM.

Connauton has not played an entire season with a team. He was close with 73 games during the 2017-18 season.

That season, he also scored a career-best 11 goals. He also tied his career-best with 21 points, which tied his best from 2014-15 and split between the Stars and Blue Jackets.

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Anthony Caruso III
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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