Coyotes, Predators swing AHL deal

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The Arizona Coyotes have acquired forward Pierre-Cedric Labrie and defenseman Trevor Murphy from the Nashville Predators in exchange for forward Tyler Gaudet and defenseman John Ramage.

In addition, the Tucson Roadrunners have acquired forward Derek Army from the Milwaukee Admirals for future considerations.

Labrie has recorded five goals and seven assists for 12 points in 50 AHL games with the Milwaukee Admirals this season. The 11th-year pro is a veteran of 616 AHL games, notching 87 goals and 108 assists for 195 points, and won a Calder Cup championship with Norfolk in 2012.

Murphy, 22, has eight goals and 18 assists for 26 points in 48 games with Milwaukee this season. In 182 AHL games over three seasons with the Admirals, Murphy has recorded 31 goals and 60 assists for 91 points.

Army, 26, has notched one goal and four assists in 22 games with Milwaukee this season. He has skated in a total of 95 contests in the AHL over the last three seasons, totaling 11 goals and 15 assists.

Gaudet, 24, has 11 goals and 11 assists for 22 points in 48 games for Tucson this season. The fourth-year pro has amassed 29 goals and 48 assists for 77 points in 227 career AHL games with the Coyotes’ affiliates in Tucson, Springfield and Portland.

Ramage has played 45 games between Tucson and Cleveland this season, recording four goals and eight assists. The fifth-year pro has appeared in 289 career AHL games with Cleveland, Adirondack and Abbotsford, totaling 19 goals and 61 assists for 80 points. He was a member of the Monsters’ Calder Cup championship team in 2016.