Coyotes, Rangers Swap Centers

According the the Coyotes official site, Phoenix has traded center Jeff Taffe to the New York Rangers in exchange for center Jamie Lundmark.

Lundmark spent last season with both Hartford of the AHL and HC Bolzano in Italy.

Taffe notched 11 goals and 11 assists over his professional career with Phoenix.

Both players are 24 years old and both are expected to bloom into productive NHL centers. Lundmark will be joining the Coyotes thursday night in Vancouver.