The Ducks have acquired defenseman Trevor Murphy from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for left wing Giovanni Fiore.
Murphy, 23 (7/17/95), has recorded 1-2=3 points with a +5 rating in eight career NHL games with the Coyotes. The 5-10, 180-pound defenseman made his NHL debut on March 24, 2017 at Florida and scored his first career NHL goal in a 4-1 victory on March 26, 2017 at Tampa Bay (Domingue). Murphy has played 220 career American Hockey League (AHL) games with Milwaukee and Tucson, collecting 38-75=113 points with 228 penalty minutes (PIM).
Murphy owns 5-8=13 points and 26 PIM in 27 games with Tucson this season, leading team defensemen in goals and ranking tied for third in points. Signed as a free agent by Nashville on Sept. 17, 2015, Murphy was acquired by Arizona with Pierre-Cedric Labrie in exchange for Tyler Gaudet and John Ramage on Feb. 26, 2018.
Fiore, 22 (8/13/96), made his NHL debut with Anaheim on Oct. 7, 2017 vs Philadelphia. Fiore has played 88 career AHL games with San Diego, collecting 24-17=41 points with 29 PIM. The 6-1, 188-pound forward earned 6-5=11 points with eight PIM in 23 games for the Gulls this season.