Tuesday, January 17, 2012
GLENDALE, ARIZONA –
Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have assigned forward Cal O’Reilly to the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).
The 6-foot, 188-pound O’Reilly has appeared in 22 games with the Coyotes this season, collecting 2-3-5. He has posted 2-4-6 in 27 NHL games this season with the Coyotes and Nashville Predators.
In 2010-11, the 25-year-old native of Toronto, Ont., appeared in 38 games with Nashville, recording career highs in goals (6), assists (12) and points (18). He has posted 13-27-40 in 107 career NHL games with the Coyotes and Predators.
O’Reilly was originally drafted by Nashville in the fifth round (150th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.