The Winnipeg Jets, parent club of the AHL's St. John's IceCaps, have assigned goaltender Peter Mannino and forward Kenndal McArdle to the AHL's Portland Pirates. In exchange, the Phoenix Coyotes have re-assigned forward Brock Trotter from Portland to St. John's.
Trotter, 25, has played in 40 AHL games with Portland and Hamilton this season, totaling 14 goals and 24 assists for 38 points.
The Brandon, Man., native has played in 212 career AHL games, registering 173 points (71 goals, 102 assists) and 112 penalty minutes. He has also appeared in two NHL games, both for Montreal.
Mannino appeared in 10 games for St. John's this season, posting a record of 4-5-0 with a 2.77 GAA, a .909 save percentage and one shutout. The 28-year-old netminder was a career-best 26-5-1 for Chicago during the 2009-10 season and has appeared in six career NHL games with the N.Y. Islanders and Atlanta/Winnipeg.