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Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire Jamie Oleksiak In Trade With Dallas Stars

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The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired defenseman Jamie Oleksiak from the Dallas Stars in exchange for a conditional 2019 fourth-round pick, the team announced on Tuesday.

Pittsburgh dealt Josh Archibald to the Arizona Coyotes earlier today, acquiring Michael Leighton and a 2019 fourth-round pick (originally Minnesota’s) in return.

Dallas will get whichever pick, Minnesota or Pittsburgh’s own, is earlier in the fourth round of the NFL draft as part of the trade compensation.

Archibold is considered an undersized forward without a ton of upside but the Coyotes see something they like.

Oleksiak, 24, has recorded three points in 21 games played this season. Over his 6 seasons in Dallas he scored 22 points over 140 regular-season games.

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Coyotes’ Barrett Hayton To Start Season with Team

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Arizona Coyotes 5th overall draft pick Barrett Hayton will begin the upcoming NHL season on the ice with the Coyotes, according to general manager John Chayka.

“Everything we thought and expected (about Hayton) has come true,” Arizona general manager John Chayka said, according to theScore’s John Matisz. “He’s one of those guys who you think will keep getting better and better every single day. He does a lot of good things, makes his teammates better, and came into camp and did a nice job. He’s going to start off on our opening day roster and we’re just going to take it day by day here.”

“He’s a premium person, (a) premium player, playing a premium position,” Chayka said. “He’s a foundational piece for us. We think he’s a complete 200-foot center.”

Hayton, the young center who who considered a surprise draft pick during the 2018 NHL draft, was held scoreless in two preseason appearances.

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Coyotes Sign Oliver Ekman-Larsson To Contract Extension

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The Arizona Coyotes, as expected, have signed Oliver Ekman-Larsson to an eight-year contract extension, according to a team annoucement.

Ekman-Larsson’s new deal carries an average annual value of $8.25M, according to 98.7 Arizona Sports’ Craig Morgan.

Ekman-Larsson, 26, was entering the final year of his six-year, #44M deal that he inked with Arizona back in 2013 and is coming off a season in which he scored 42 points in all 82 games for the Yotes.

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Coyotes, Niklas Hjalmarsson Agree To Extension

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The Arizona Coyotes have agreed to a two-year, $10M contract extension with veteran defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson, according to Arizona Sports’ Craig Morgan.

Hjalmarsson, 31, was acquired last offseason from the Chicago Blackhawks to provide a veteran presence to Arizona’s defensive core.

Hjalmarsson was in the final year of a five-year, $20.5M deal he inked with Chicago back in 2013.

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