GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Phoenix Coyotes have traded the rights to forward Jared Staal to the Carolina Hurricanes for a fifth-round pick in the upcoming NHL draft.
Staal had 12 goals and 37 assists in 59 games for Sudbury of the Ontario Hockey League this season. The 19-year-old has three brothers in the NHL, including Eric, who plays for Carolina. Staal was a second-round pick by the Coyotes in 2008.
Phoenix now has five picks in the draft, which will be June 25-26 in Los Angeles.
Jordan Staal plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Marc Staal for the New York Rangers.