Monday, March 15, 2010GLENDALE, Ariz. ---
The Phoenix Coyotes announced today they will use a fan poll on www.phoenixcoyotes.com, the team’s official Web site, to select the winner of their Hardest Working Player Award for the 2009-10 season. Every fan that registers to vote will be entered into a sweepstakes for the chance to win a Coyotes jersey signed by the player of their choice.
Players nominated for this year’s Hardest Working Player Award include forwards Shane Doan
, Vernon Fiddler, Martin Hanzal
and Petr Prucha and defenseman Zbynek Michalek. Michalek won last season’s Hardest Working Player Award after leading the NHL in blocked shots and ranking 1st among all Coyotes players in average ice time.
The winner of the award will be announced, along with the rest of the team award recipients, prior to the Coyotes’ final regular season home game on Apr. 7 versus Nashville.
Fans will be able to cast their vote beginning today at http://www.phoenixcoyotes.com/hardestworkingplayer
. All votes and contest entries must be received by 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 31. Official Contest Rules