Monday, July 13, 2009

Coyotes Acquire Lauri Korpikoski

It's confirmed, the Coyotes have acquired forward Lauri Korpikoski from the New York Rangers in a straight player trade for Enver Lisin.

Korpikoski is a lightning quick winger who just completed his rookie season with the Rangers with 6goals and 14 points in 68 games.

Korpikoski was drafted by Coyotes GM Don Maloney and was one of New York's 2 first round draft picks in 2004. The other? Current Coyote goaltender Al Montoya.

Lisin had 13 goals in 48 games for the Coyotes this season.

Analysis coming later.

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