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Hurricanes trade for Arizona's Martinook, exchange draft picks

The Arizona Coyotes' Jordan Martinook (48) celebrates a goal against the Canes in 2017 with Shane Doan (19). The Canes' Klas Dahlbeck (6) skates away.  The Canes announced Thursday they had acquired Martinook in a trade.
The Arizona Coyotes' Jordan Martinook (48) celebrates a goal against the Canes in 2017 with Shane Doan (19). The Canes' Klas Dahlbeck (6) skates away. The Canes announced Thursday they had acquired Martinook in a trade. cseward@newsobserver.com

The Carolina Hurricanes acquired left wing Jordan Martinook and Arizona’s fourth-round selection in the 2018 NHL Draft in exchange for center Marcus Kruger and the the Canes' third-round pick in the draft, the team announced Thursday.

Martinook, 25, completed his fourth NHL season in 2017-18 and had six goals and nine assists in 81 games. He was selected by Arizona in the second round of the 2012 NHL Draft. Martinook has t65 points in 247 career NHL games.

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