The Blackhawks and Lightning swapped defensemen on a busy Friday in the NHL.
Chicago announced it has acquired Slater Koekkoek and a fifth-round pick from Tampa Bay for Jan Rutta and a seventh-round pick.
TRADE ALERT: The #Blackhawks have acquired defenseman Slater Koekkoek (AAV of $865,000) and a 2019 5th round pick from the Lightning in exchange for defenseman Jan Rutta and a 2019 7th round pick. pic.twitter.com/8IRmeaBKwM
— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) January 11, 2019
Koekkeck has one goal and adding no assists in nine games, while Rutta has two goals and four assists in 23 games.
The Flyers also dealt forward Jordan Weal to the Coyotes on Friday for an AHL player and a draft pick.