Red Wings Acquire Comrie from Coyotes for Saarijarvi

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have acquired goaltender Eric Comrie in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes.

Detroit sent minor league defenceman Vili Saarijarvi to Arizona in Saturday’s deal.

Vili Saarijarvi Griffins
Vili Saarijarvi, Grand Rapids Griffins, Nov. 2018 (Jenae Anderson / The Hockey Writers)

The 24-year-old Comrie was 2-3 with a 4.21 goals-against average in five games over the previous three seasons with the Winnipeg Jets. He was claimed off waivers by the Coyotes in October.

Saarijarvi had been playing for the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins. He has not played in the NHL.


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