Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 1/16/13
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Coyotes acquired center Matthew Lombardi from the Maple Leafs on Wednesday for a fourth-round pick in the 2014 draft. Lombardi played for the Coyotes from 2008-10, tallying a career-high 19 goals and 34 assists in 78 games during the 2009-10 season. He missed most of the 2010-11 season due to a concussion and then had eight goals and 10 assists in 62 games for Toronto last season. We are very pleased to bring a player like Matthew back to our team, said Coyotes general manager Don Maloney. Matthew is a very strong skater who will add quickness and skill to our lineup. He is an intelligent center who will be a great addition to our team and provides us with added depth at the center position. The 30-year-old Lombardi has 97 goals and 157 assists in 508 NHL games, including a stint with the Flames. He's also played in 40 career playoff games, posting three goals and 13 assists. The Coyotes have been actively seeking forward help over the offseason, par...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Gregg Popovich makes LaMarcus Aldridge sit out practice

Greg Hardy excited to face Tom Brady because of wife Gisele

Aldon Smith pleads not guilty to hit-and-run DUI

Why the Thunder starters need to stay healthy this year

Josh McCown, Craig Robertson defend Joe Haden

Jimmy Butler cannot believe teams game-plan for him


James Harden: I know I was the MVP, that’s 100 percent given

Five questions about the 2015 American League Wild Card game

Kevin Love expected to be cleared for Cavs’ opening night

Dan Jennings will not return as Marlins manager

Bowling Green State coach saves motorist from serious injury

Roethlisberger refutes reports he could return in Week 7

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Arrieta-Cole, objectively one of best playoff matchups ever

The controversy and numbers behind the 'CONCACAF Cup'

Why the Thunder starters need to stay healthy

Roddy White: I want to catch passes

Five questions about the 2015 AL Wild Card game

Bowling Green State coach saves motorist from serious injury

Bills defenders: Odell Beckham Jr. is a prima donna

Lifelong Yankees fan disses Alex Rodriguez in obituary

Trail Blazers honor Umpqua Community College victims

CC Sabathia and the humanity of athletes

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker