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Coyotes trade Seidenberg to Hurricanes

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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2007 9:15 am | Updated: 6:50 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

The Coyotes cleared up part of the logjam along their blue line Monday morning, trading defenseman Dennis Seidenberg to the Carolina Hurricanes for checking-line center Kevyn Adams.

Adams, 32, has two goals and four points and is a minus-10 in 35 games this season. He returned to Carolina’s lineup Saturday after missing the previous nine games due to wrist surgery and a staph infection.

In 480 games over nine seasons, Adams (6-foot-1, 195 pounds) has 58 goals and 126 points.

The deal is nearly a wash financially as Adams, who is due to become a free agent this summer, will make $725,000 this season while Seidenberg’s contract is for $750,000.

Seidenberg, acquired Jan. 19, 2006 from Philadelphia for Petr Nedved, had one goal, two points and was a minus-4 in 32 games this season. He was also a healthy scratch the past four games.

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