• My Scores
  • MLB
  • NHL
  • NBA

Matthew Lombardi calls reporter during trade press conference

By Adam Gretz | Hockey writer

The Phoenix Coyotes acquired forward Matthew Lombardi from the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night in a trade that might have been easy to overlook. It's not that Lombardi isn't a useful player or that he can't help the Coyotes. It's just not a deal that will shake the very foundation of the league or shift its balance of power.

It still produced a rather unexpected and kind of hilarious moment during Coyotes general manager Don Maloney's press conference to announce the trade.

As Maloney -- who was dressed in a rather snappy suit, we should point out -- was addressing the media, a phone belonging to a reporter started to buzz at the podium.

The person calling? Matthew Lombardi, a development that more than amused Maloney, as this screencap helps illustrate.

The fun begins at the 5:22 mark of the video posted above.

For more hockey news, rumors and analysis, follow @EyeOnHockey and @agretz on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre

nhl Video

May 22, 2015
Gottlieb Show: Mike Rupp talks Rangers (3:37)
May 22, 2015
Gottlieb Show: Rangers benching Lundqvist?
May 22, 2015
Boomer & Carton: Ducks defeat Blackhawks 2-1
May 22, 2015
Boomer & Carton: Couple eat a chicken wing for Rangers to win


Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Picks and Projections
Get the latest picks and projections sent directly to your inbox!
Thank you for subscribing!
Be on the lookout for the latest picks, lines, projections and analysis in your inbox.