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Coyotes Assign Pouliot to AHL

by Staff Writer / Arizona Coyotes

Saturday, March 31, 2012

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have reassigned forward Marc-Antoine Pouliot to the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes American Hockey League affiliate (AHL).

The 6-foot-2, 203 pound Pouliot has collected four assists in 13 games with the Coyotes. He has appeared in 41 games with the Pirates this season, recording 7-20-27 and 57 penalty minutes (PIM).

The 26-year-old native of Quebec City, Quebec has registered 21-36-57 and 76 PIM in 192 career NHL games with the Coyotes, Tampa Bay Lightning & Edmonton Oilers.

Pouliot was originally drafted in the first round (22nd overall) by the Oilers in the 2003 Entry Draft.

The 2012 Stanley Cup Playoff push continues for the Coyotes, when they host Pacific Division rival Anaheim tonight. Puck drop is slated for 6 p.m. For all ticket information, please call 480-563-PUCK or visit
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