The Blackhawks and Coyotes completed a three-player trade Sunday.
Chicago acquired center Dylan Strome and winger Brendan Perlini from Arizona in exchange for center Nick Schmaltz, the teams announced.
All three players involved in the deal were former first-round picks.
OFFICIAL: #Coyotes Acquire Schmaltz from Chicago in Exchange for Perlini and Strome https://t.co/u5b5avWFG4
— Arizona Coyotes (@ArizonaCoyotes) November 26, 2018
BREAKING: The #Blackhawks have acquired forwards Dylan Strome and Brendan Perlini from Arizona in exchange for forward Nick Schmaltz.
Strome (AAV $863,333) is signed through the 2019-20 season and Perlini (AAV $863,333) is signed through the 2018-19 campaign. pic.twitter.com/ss3FE7s2X1
— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) November 26, 2018
Strome has tallied three goals and three assists in 19 games this season. The 21-year-old, who made his NHL debut in 2016-17, has scored seven times in 47 career games. Perlini has record six points in 21 appearances in 2018-19.
Schmaltz has spent all three of his NHL seasons with the Blackhawks. He registered a career-high 21 goals and 31 assists in 2017-18. The 22-year-old has racked up 11 points this season.
The Coyotes entered play Sunday with a 9-11-2 record while the Blackhawks stand at 9-10-5.