The Arizona Coyotes traded up three spots in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft to select Victor Soderstrom, a right-handed defenseman from Sweden.

The Coyotes traded their original first-round pick (No. 14 overall) as well as their second-round pick (No. 45) in order to nab Soderstrom.

Soderstrom, 18, tallied four goals and seven points in 44 games for Brynas IF, a team in Sweden's top professional league.

The Coyotes already have two Swedish defensemen on their active roster in Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Niklas Hjalmarsson.