Hurricanes acquire Shayne Gostisbehere from Coyotes for third-round pick

Arizona Coyotes defenceman Shayne Gostisbehere (14). (LM Otero/AP)

The Arizona Coyotes have traded offensive defenceman Shayne Gostisbehere to the Carolina Hurricanes for a third-round pick in 2026.

Gostisbehere has rejuvenated his career over two seasons in the desert, scoring nine goals and 29 points in 50 games this season — after potting 51 points in 82 games the year prior. 

Originally traded to the Coyotes by the Flyers in a salary-dump move — the Flyers had to attach a second-round pick to Gostisbehere for Arizona to take him — Gostisbehere now will be able to provide a playoff team with some more puck movement from the back end.

Gostisbehere, 29, is a nine-year NHL veteran who will be an unrestricted free agent this summer.

March 1, 2023 - 4:45 pm ET
ari Arizona Coyotes
  • Third round pick 2026
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