GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Arizona Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have assigned forward Justin Hodgman to the Portland Pirates, the club’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate.
The 26-year-old Hodgman led the Coyotes with 4-1-5 in five preseason games. His four goals were tied for second most among all NHL players.
The 6-foot-1, 196-pound native of Brampton, Ontario recorded 11-15-26 in 49 games with Metallurg, Torpedo and Admiral (KHL) in 2013-14.
Hodgman signed with the Coyotes as a free agent on July 1, 2014.