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Flyers Acquire Brendan Warren from Arizona

Flyers also receive 2018 draft pick in exchange for Cousins, Madsen

by @NHLFlyers

The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired forward Brendan Warren and a fifth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for left wing Nick Cousins and goaltender Merrick Madsen, according to general manager Ron Hextall.

Below are some news & notes on Warren:



DRAFTED: 2015 (3rd Round, 81st Overall) - Arizona Coyotes

AGE: 20 (05-07-1997)

BORN: Carelton, Michigan

VITALS: 6'1", 185 pounds


  • Warren recently completed his second season at the University of Michigan where he recorded 10 points (3g-7a) in 35 games for the Wolverines.
  • As a Freshman, he helped Michigan win the Big Ten title and a berth in the NCAA Tournament after posting 17 points (5g-12a) in 38 games.
  •  Internationally, Warren helped the United States win a gold medal at the Under-18 World Junior Championships in 2015 where he posted four points (2g-2a) in seven games. 
  • He also played with the United States National Team Development Program Under-18 Team during the 2014-15 season where he recorded 38 points (19G, 19A) in 61 games played. 

Cousins departs the Flyers after parts of three seasons. He recorded 12 goals and 15 assists for 27 points in 107 regular season games. He was the Flyers' third round pick (68th overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft.

Madsen was the Flyers' sixth round pick (168th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft. He recently completed his junior season at Harvard University where he has amassed a career record of 46-13-5 with a 2.05 goals-against average and .927 save percentage in 67 appearances.

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