Phoenix Coyotes are running out of defensemen in a hurry.GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The NHL is handing out suspensions as quickly as it can, but the
Just three days after the Coyotes lost Ed Jovanovski on a hit that cost Toronto's Mike Brown a three-game suspension, blueliner David Schlemko left Monday's 4-2 loss to San Jose with a head injury after a hit by Scott Nichol of the Sharks. Tuesday, the NHL suspended Nichol for four games.
The Coyotes aren't certain if Jovanovski or Schlemko will be available for tonight's big game with Nashville at Jobing.com Arena. And Michal Rozsival still hasn't suited up for a game with Phoenix since being acquired from the Rangers eight days ago because of a lingering pulled muscle in the ribcage area.