Coyotes acquire Flyers C Jordan Weal

Philadelphia Flyers' Jordan Weal (40) moves the puck against the Carolina Hurricanes during a Dec. 31, 2018, game in Raleigh, N.C. The Coyotes acquired Weal Friday for a minor leaguer and a draft pick. [AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker]

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Coyotes have acquired center Jordan Weal from the Philadelphia Flyers for a minor leaguer and a draft pick.

Weal has three goals and nine points in 28 games for the Flyers this season. Over parts of four seasons, Weal had 19 goals and 42 points in 124 games. Weal was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the third round of the 2010 draft.

The trade announced Friday could be the first of many changes for the Flyers as the trudge into the weekend in last place in the Eastern Conference .

The Flyers pick up career minor-league defenseman Jacob Graves, who has seven points playing for the ECHL’s Norfolk Admirals. The Flyers also get a sixth-round pick in the 2019 draft.

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