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Coyotes Acquire Elliott from Colorado in Exchange for Gormley

by Staff Writer / Arizona Coyotes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, September 9, 2015

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Arizona Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have acquired defenseman Stefan Elliott from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for defenseman Brandon Gormley.

The 24-year-old Elliott appeared in five games with the Avalanche in 2014-15. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound native of Vancouver, BC also registered 19-21-40 and 22 penalty minutes (PIM) in 64 games with Lake Erie (AHL). Elliott has totaled 6-12-18 and 12 PIM in 63 career NHL games and was originally drafted by the Avalanche in the second round (49th overall) in the 2009 Entry Draft.

Gormley recorded 2-2-4 and 10 PIM in 27 games with the Coyotes last season.

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