Wild trade Teemu Pulkkinen to Coyotes for future considerations

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Arizona Coyotes defenceman Jakob Chychrun (6) reaches for the puck against Minnesota Wild left wing Teemu Pulkkinen (17), of Finland, during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, in St. Paul, Minn. The Wild won 4-1. (Hannah Foslien/AP)

The Arizona Coyotes have acquired forward Teemu Pulkkinen from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for future considerations.

Pulkkinen was waived by the Wild on Sunday. Minnesota had claimed him off of waivers from Detroit earlier in the year.

The 25-year-old has put up big points in the AHL, with 18 goals and 36 points in 47 games this season, but has struggled to produce at the NHL level.

The Finn has just one goal in nine games this season with Minnesota.

February 27, 2017 - 2:54 pm ET
ari Arizona Coyotes
Acquire
  • Teemu Pulkkinen
min Minnesota Wild
Acquire
  • Future considerations
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