|(7/12/18) Hinostroza (groin) was acquired by the Coyotes from the Blackhawks -- along with Jordan Oesterle, Marian Hossa (illness) and a 2019 third-round pick -- in exchange for Marcus Kruger, three prospects and a 2019 fifth-round selection.|
Despite playing in just one more game (50) than his previous career high, Hinostroza set career bests in goals (seven), assists (18) and shots (86) last season. The 24-year-old will likely start out in a bottom-six role with his new club, but could challenge Christian Dvorak for a spot on the second line. The primary focus of the deal was the Hawks shedding cap space -- specifically Hossa's $5.275 million -- and Hinostroza was the cost of doing business. The three young prospects sent the other way were MacKenzie Entwistle, Jordan Maletta and Andrew Campbell.