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Montreal Canadiens acquire Jordan Weal from Arizona Coyotes for Michael Chaput

The Montreal Canadiens made a minor deal ahead of Monday’s NHL trade deadline, acquiring Jordan Weal from the Arizona Coyotes for fellow centre Michael Chaput.

The 26-year-old Weal has four goals and seven assists in 47 games this season.

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In 153 career NHL outings with the Los Angeles Kings, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Coyotes, the native of North Vancouver, B.C., has 20 goals and 24 assists.

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The Coyotes originally acquired Weal, who was selected 70th overall by Los Angeles in the 2010 draft, from Philadelphia for minor-league defenceman Jacob Graves and a 2019 sixth-round pick on Jan. 11.

Chaput, 26, had five assists in 30 games with Montreal this season. The native of Île-Bizard, Que., has recorded six goals and 16 assists in 167 career NHL games with the Canadiens, Columbus Blue Jackets and Vancouver Canucks.

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He was originally drafted 89th overall by Philadelphia in 2010.