Coyotes acquire Ference from Panthers – The Phoenix Coyotes have sent forward Darcy Hordichuk and a second round pick to Florida for defenceman Brad Ference.

Ference has two goals, six assists and 118 penalty minutes in 60 games this season. In 167 career NHL games, Ference has tallied four goals, 24 assists and 412 penalty minutes.

Hordichuk, who has played in just 25 games this year, has no points and 82 penalty minutes.

He has one goal and one assist in 70 career NHL games.