COYOTES ACQUIRE REDENBACH FROM BOSTONPhoenix Coyotes General Manager Michael Barnett announced today that the Coyotes have acquired center Tyler Redenbach from the Boston Bruins in exchange for goaltender Philippe Sauve.
IN EXCHANGE FOR SAUVE
The 6-foot, 195 pound Redenbach had played 13 games with the Providence Bruins (AHL) this season, recording 5 assists and 6 penalty minutes.
Last season, the 22-year-old native of Melville, Saskatchewan played 78 games with Providence, collecting 26-32-58 and 42 penalty minutes.
In 2003-04, Redenbach led the Western Hockey League (WHL) in assists (74) and points (105) while with the Swift Current Broncos and was selected to the WHL Second All-Star Team. Redenbach was originally drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes (3rd round, 77th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He signed as a free agent with Boston on September 7, 2005.
The 6-foot, 188 pound Sauve has played 10 games with San Antonio this season posting a 4-5-0 record with a 3.80 goals against average (GAA) and a .883 save percentage.
Last season, the 26-year-old native of Buffalo, New York played 13 games with the Coyotes and Calgary Flames, posting a 3-7-0 record. In 30 career NHL games, Sauve posted a 10-14-3 record with a 3.39 GAA.
TORDJMAN ASSIGNED TO SAN ANTONIO
The Coyotes also announced today that the team has assigned goaltender Josh Tordjman to the San Antonio Rampage (AHL). Tordjman has played 9 games with the Phoenix RoadRunners (ECHL) this season, posting a 4-4-0 record with a 3.12 GAA and a .900 save percentage. The 6-foot-1, 155 pound native of Montreal, Quebec was signed as a free agent by the Coyotes on July 2, 2006.