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Arizona Coyotes Looking To Move Veteran Defenseman

It appears the Arizona Coyotes and veteran blueliner Alex Goligoski will be going separate ways before the trade deadline. Goligoski is a UFA at the end of this season and it appears that the Coyotes do not have an interest in re-signing him.

Goligoski is a veteran defenseman that many teams who consider themselves contenders will be looking at come trade deadline time. In 889 career games he has 408 points, which is very impressive for a blueliner.

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Here is what TSN’s Frank Seravalli had to say:

Although the Coyotes have hung in there tough to this point there has been no negotiations on a contract extension, he’s an interesting guy because of the minutes he logs but also because of the fact that he is a left shooting defenseman but likes and is comfortable playing on the right side. He could a name added to the mix the next time we do the trade bait board.

Alex Goligoski is in the final year of his deal that carries a $5,475,000 cap hit, depending on the team they deal with the Coyotes may have to retain some of that salary.

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One team that has expressed interest already and are desperately trying to bolster their blueline is the Boston Bruins. This will be something to keep your eyes on.

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