Coyotes acquire Schneider from Canucks

Coyotes acquire veteran defenseman from Canucks

The Phoenix Coyotes have made their third trade of the day, acquiring 40-year-old defenseman Mathieu Schneider from the Vancouver Canucks for defenseman Sean Zimmerman and a conditional draft pick this year.

Schneider is in his 21st NHL season. He has appeared in 1,281 career games for nine NHL teams. He is a veteran of 111 playoff games.

Earlier in the day, Phoenix acquired left wing Wojtek Wolski (VOY-teck VOHL-skee) from the Colorado Avalanche for forwards Peter Mueller and Kevin Porter. The Coyotes also got defenseman Derek Morris from Boston for a conditional 2011 draft pick.

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