Arizona’s Corey Potter is on his way to Nashville after the Predators and Coyotes completed a deal to close-off Trade Deadline Day.
The 32 year-old has had stints in the NHL with the New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Edmonton Oilers, Boston Bruins and Calgary Flames.
In 129 NHL games, Potter has racked-up eight goals and 24 assists in eight seasons.
He’s also spent time with the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, Wilkes-Barre Penguins and Adirondack Thunder, where the 6-foot-3, 205 pound forward has collected 33 goals and 134 assists in 404 AHL games.
Springfield has been his home for the 2015-2016 season, where he’s got five goals and 12 assists through 52 games to his credit.
In October, 2015, Potter signed a one-year deal with the Coyotes with a value of $650,000.
AHL Springfield was pillaged today. Lost Jeffrey, their leading scorer and Corey Potter, one of their better defensemen.
— Jason Iacona (@nafsnep) February 29, 2016
Potter was selected 122nd overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
He will report to Nashville’s AHL affiliate, Milwaukee Admirals.
Arizona will get future considerations in exchange.
In other news, Corey Tropp and Tim Jackman were traded earlier today, check out The Hockey Writer’s coverage of that deal.
Ben Smith covers the CHL for The Hockey Writers. He also writes for HockeyNow Magazine, FlamesNation and SB Nation.