Panthers Deal Ference to Coyotes
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) _ The Florida Panthers traded defenseman Brad Ference to the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday for left wing Darcy Hordichuk and a 2003 second-round draft pick.
The 23-year-old Ference had two goals and six assists in 60 games this season for the Panthers.
The 22-year-old Hordichuk has split this season with Phoenix and Springfield of the American Hockey League. He had 82 penalty minutes in 25 games for the Coyotes, and a goal, three assists and 38 penalty minutes in 22 games for Springfield.