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Moving the defending champion against OT was a step forward for the battered Red Wings. Filmed on October 27, 2019 in Detroit.
Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press

The Detroit Red Wings made a trade on Monday night, earning an earlier election in the first round.

General Manager Steve Yzerman added the left wing Brendan Perlini to the team's depth map. Defender Alec Regula was sent to the Chicago Blackhawks.

The 23-year-old Perlini was drafted by the Arizona Coyotes in 2014 as the 12th. He has scored 45 goals and 27 assists and 76 penalty minutes in 200 NHL games since 2016-17. In the years 2017 to 18 he had a career height of 30 points. Perlini, 6-foot-3, 211 pounds, split last season between the Coyotes and Blackhawks, a total of 21 points in 68 games.

Detroit Red Wings goalkeeper Jimmy Howard (35) stops left-winger Arizona Coyotes Brendan Perlini (11), who was shot dead in Detroit in the first round of an NHL hockey game on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. (Photo: Paul Sancya, AP)

Perlini was Wings striker Dylan Larkin's team-mate on the Belle Tire Bantam team that won a national championship in 2011] It's the third trade Yzerman has completed since he took control of the Wings in April. In August, he acquired striker Adam Erne from his former team, the Tampa Bay Lightning.

On October 6, Yzerman sent below-average candidate David Pope to the Vancouver Canucks and acquired defender Alex Biega.

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Regula, 19. , was drafted by former Wings general director Ken Holland in Amsterdam's third round in 2018. He has four goals and seven assists in 10 games with the London Knights in the Ontario Hockey League this season. He is the son of former Wings dentist Chet Regula.

Contact Helene St. James at hstjames@freepress.com. Follow her on Twitter @helenestjames . Read more about the Detroit Red Wings and subscribe to our Red Wings newsletter.