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Islanders Acquire Coburn From Senators

Islanders acquire defenseman Braydon Coburn for seventh round selection in the 2022 NHL Draft

by New York Islanders PR @NYIslanders /

The New York Islanders have acquired defenseman Braydon Coburn from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for the Islanders seventh round selection in the 2022 NHL Draft.  

Coburn, 36, has 234 points (49 goals and 185 assists) and 716 penalty minutes in 980 career NHL games with the Atlanta Thrashers, Philadelphia Flyers, Tampa Bay Lightning and Senators. He was a member of Tampa Bay's 2020 Stanley Cup Championship team last season and also helped the club win the 2018-19 Presidents' Trophy. 

The 6'5, 224-pound defenseman has skated in 137 career Stanley Cup Playoff games, scoring 32 points (three goals and 29 assists).  

A native of Shaunavon, SK, Coburn spent three seasons in the American Hockey League with the Chicago Wolves from 2004-05 through 2006-07. He played 91 games and scored 38 points (seven goals and 31 assists). 

Coburn was selected by the Thrashers in the first round (8th overall) of the 2003 NHL Draft.  

Prior to his pro career, Coburn played five seasons in the Western Hockey League with the Portland Winter Hawks. He scored 131 points (29 goals and 102 assists) in 238 games.  

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