Blackhawks acquire Antoine Vermette from Coyotes

The Chicago Blackhawks acquired center Antoine Vermette from the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night for a first-round pick this year and defensive prospect Klas Dahlbeck.

The 32-year-old Vermette will be an unrestricted free agent after the season. He has 13 goals and 22 assists in 62 games this season. In 11 seasons, he has 194 goals and 236 assists in 815 regular-season games with Ottawa, Columbus and Arizona.

The Coyotes have lost nine straight, falling 4-1 in Boston on Saturday night.

The 23-year-old Dahlbeck has a goal in four games for Chicago this season. The Swede has four goals and six assists in 49 games for Rockford in the American Hockey League.

Chicago acquired defenseman Kimmo Timonen from Philadelphia on Friday for a second-round draft pick this year and a conditional 2016 fourth-rounder.

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